Melanie Cantor

Melanie Cantor was a celebrity agent and publicist for over thirty years. Her clients included Ulrika Jonsson, Melinda Messenger and Melanie Sykes. In 2004, she hosted a makeover show on Channel 4 called Making Space and in 2017 having just turned 60 she was scouted on Kings Cross station, subsequently appearing as a ‘real model’ in the most recent Dove campaign. She turned her hand to writing in 2008. Life and other Happy Endings is her first published novel.

About Life & Other Happy Endings

Published by Black Swan


June 2020

‘So readable – Melanie brings such humour to a usually tragic subject. It gallops along!’ – Jo Good

‘A spirited feel-good story that made me smile, and think.’ – Fanny Blake

‘Totally wonderful: Funny and heart-warming and insightful about relationships and how people operate. Everybody’s going to be reading it this summer.’ – Melanie Sykes

‘Witty, very touching and entirely unexpected.’ – Jenny Colgan

About Life & Other Happy Endings

Jennifer Cole has just been told that she has three months to live — ninety days to say goodbye and put her affairs in order. Trying to focus on the positives she realises she has one overriding regret: the words she’s left unsaid.

So Jennifer writes letters to three significant people in her life: her overbearing, selfish sister, her jelly-spined, cheating ex-husband, and her charming, unreliable ex-boyfriend finally telling them the things she’s always wanted to say but never dared.

At first, she feels liberated. But once you start telling the truth, it’s hard to stop. And, as she soon discovers, the truth isn’t always what it seems. Death has a way of surprising you …

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