The One and Only by Sophie Mckenzie

The One and Only

Written by Sophie Mckenzie

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From the author of the Richard and Judy Children's Books winner, Girl, Missing comes the final instalment in a terrific teenage love story trilogy, which captures the ups, downs and at times almost unbearable emotions of being in love. To keep her away from Luke, Eve’s dad sends her to a convent school while Luke himself goes back to England. Luke misses Eve and wants her back but, in her absence, he turns to someone else. When Eve does appear, she still wants to be with Luke. In fact, she wants him to be her ‘first’. Luke has to live with her sorrow that she’s not as he tells the story of how the two of them do get back together in their older, more mature and sexual relationship.

To read the trilogy in order start with Six Steps to a Girl then Three’s a Crowd and end with The One and Only.


The One and Only by Sophie Mckenzie

Eve has been sent away to school in Spain to keep her out of Luke's arms. Lonely without her, Luke turns to someone else...But then Eve turns up, wanting to take their relationship to the next stage. She wants Luke to be her 'first'. She thought she was Luke's one and only - he just wishes she was...

About the Author

Sophie Mckenzie

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son.

She worked as a journalist and magazine editor until she was made redundant, at which point she seized the opportunity to pursue her ambition to become a writer and enrolled in a creative writing course.

Her debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing (2006), and she is also the author of Blood Ties and sequel, Blood Ransom, The Medusa Project series, Luke and Eve trilogy and most recent novels, the thrilling Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and regional book awards, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, has been a featured World Book Day author twice and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

Her first book for adults, Close My Eyes, sold almost 100,000 copies, received rave reviews and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice.

You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in a video - click here.

Author photo © J. Ring

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240 pages
Interest Age: From 11


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

5th June 2014




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