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A genuinely laugh-out-loud funny romantic comedy, Working from Home is lads’ lit asking chick lit out for an adventurous date into the vibrant world of business networking. A place where it’s not who you know that really matters, but who knows you.

Lurking behind the garish facades of the multinational corporations are the small businesses that are the pulsing heart of every town. These entrepreneurs are meeting strangers for breakfast, infiltrating our Facebook accounts and working in their pyjamas.

When a huge multinational pharmaceutical company leaves the town of Overchurch there is an emergence of new freelancers intent on working from home. This includes Jonny and Cat who find themselves struggling to find enough work to pay for the necessities in life like beer and shoes.

Jonny is being squeezed out of his home by his flatmate’s gorgeous girlfriend and Cat can only truly depend on Ferrero, her nutty dog. Can they manage to mix business with pleasure? And is it possible to keep your bank manager happy by following the bohemian cornerstones of freedom, truth, beauty and love?

Full of the intriguing details that only comes when someone has lived the life they are writing about; this contemporary rom com is perfect for readers who like to explore a new lifestyle. Hardy entrepreneurs who walk into rooms of strangers on a regular basis will meet many similar situations and characters.

Warning: This book is not suitable for anyone who gets embarrassed when snorting and laughing out loud while reading in public.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 631 KB
  • Print Length: 273 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0957189907
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007LQD4HC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Customer Reviews

Stick with it, it gets better!

 on 26 April 2012
By Mrs. Helen Stothard
I have to say this wasn’t the most appealing book to start with, found the beginning quite hard to get into, but once I persevered and got into it I found it amusing.

A fun read

 on 18 April 2012
By The_Blonde_Bibliophile
It really doesn’t seem to be Jonny’s week. Nor Cat’s. Two individuals who work at Sunshine Pharmaceuticals and have never met each other. Jonny, a copy-writer and web-designer, is the “gooseberry” in his home, as his flatmate Antonio’s girlfriend, Heather, seems to have all but moved in. As if that isn’t enough, he almost performs GBH on his “dream woman” accidentally, leaving her with a bruised face, and him with a red one. And, seeing as things happen in threes, he is made redundant as Sunshine Pharmaceuticals are taken over by another company. Could things get worse?

Something very different!

 on 30 May 2013
By Jess Sturman-Coombs
I found this book really entertaining and even though I had loads on I found it really easy to pick up after being forced to put it down on quite a few occasions. If it wasn’t half term I’d have been finished within a day or so.

fictional business rom-com about working from home and social networking

 on 16 April 2012
By kayh
A light hearted fictional business rom-com about working from home, social networking, and offline networking. Anyone who has ever worked from home on an internet based business (or tried to) will relate to the humour, the conversations and relationships that exist on and through social networks. The author clearly has first hand experience of this world and a good understanding of the ins and outs of this relatively new business phenomenon.


 on 23 January 2013
By Rachel Delahaye
How refreshing to see a self-published author who has got it so right. A simple concept with utterly believable characters. I’ve taken some time to read this because of other commitments and my terrible habit of having too many novels on the go, but every time I’ve picked it up I’ve been sucked straight back in. There’s no wondering who’s who – each character is stand-alone, and not in an ‘ambitious student’ way, where every facet of human nature is given character name. Each one of these characters is ordinary, set apart by idiosyncrasies, view-points, personal history. The story is set around entrepreneurial spirit and the ‘business breakfast’ – the idea of which I used to find awful. But you know what? It’s taught me a little bit about networking. And, as a self-employed copywriter, I could probably do with all the lessons I can get. And this one, wrapped in a page-turner of story, is a good one.

Ever wanted to work from home?

 on 4 June 2012
By MommaBakes
I’d read the hype and all the ‘I laughed out loud’ comments about this book, and thought ‘yeh yeh, over-used cliche’ and expected to read a book that might, just about, make me smile. But, I have to say, cliche or not, I did indeed ‘laugh out loud’. You don’t have to be a writer or someone working from home to appreciate this comedic, romantic, tale. But, if you are either or both, then you’ll get an additional insight into the reality of the experiences of the characters and find yourself smiling and nodding knowingly to your kindle as you read. You will truly love some characters, and actively dislike others. The forked progression of two tales blending into one mirrors reality, and many of us can empathise with the situations imposed on the main characters along the way.

Chuckling From Home

 on 2 August 2012
By C. Harper
I don’t have much time for reading fiction these days, as I am one of the growing mass of people ‘Working from Home’, but this book appealed due to its business networking advice woven through a tale of ‘will they, won’t they?’.

A feel-good read

 on 22 July 2013
By Hair Past a Freckle Book Reviews
Not the sort of book I’d usually go for but I’m glad I gave it a go. The characters are likeable, the plot whilst inevitably somewhat predictable given it’s a romance novel was engaging and written in a way that whilst there wasn’t much of an if, the when kept me turning pages. The networking tips were an unusual feature in a book of this sort and were written so as not to distract from the story – they’re useful too! In all a fun light read that I’d recommend.

A business book that you won’t want to put down.

 on 28 May 2012
By Tim C
Most ‘how to network’ business books I have found rather dry and manage to cut out the social element of networking.

A fun rom-com that will also help your business

 on 27 May 2012
By Marianne Preece
If you are struggling to read the normal self help books for business, you know the type where the blurb says the book will tell you how to raise your business profile and you will soon have thousands of clients, but after the first few pages you are bored, well GET THIS. Or if you just fancy a good read this is well worth it for entertainment alone.
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