The Heart Principle

Helen Hoang
AUD $29.99
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A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected - and the man she enlists to help her - in this heartfelt new romance by the bestselling author of The Kiss Quotient, Helen Hoang.

When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated and burned out from her attempts to replicate that moment. And when her long-time boyfriend announces that he wants an open relationship before making a final commitment, a hurt and angry Anna decides if he wants an open relationship, then she does, too. Translation: She's going to embark on a string of one-night stands. The more unacceptable the men, the better.

That's where tattooed, motorcycle-riding Quan Diep comes in. Their first attempt at a one-night stand fails, as does their second and their third, because being with Quan is more than sex-he accepts Anna on an unconditional level that she herself has just begun to understand.

However, when tragedy strikes Anna's family, she takes on a role that she is ill-suited for, until the burden of expectations threatens to destroy her. Anna and Quan have to fight for their chance at love, but to do that they also have to fight for themselves.


'Original and sexy and sensitive.' --Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author

'I just adored every page. I really can't wait to see what Helen Hoang writes next.' --Sarah J. Maas, New York Times bestselling author

Author bio:

Helen Hoang is that shy person who never talks. Until she does. And the worst things fly out of her mouth. She read her first romance novel in eighth grade and has been addicted ever since. In 2016, she was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in line with what was previously known as Asperger's Syndrome. Her journey inspired New York Times Bestseller The Kiss Quotient. Her second book, The Bride Test, was published in 2019. She currently lives in San Diego, California with her husband, two kids and pet fish.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781760876982
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub Date: August 2021
Page Extent: 352
Format: Paperback - C format

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