On a Night Like Tonight

‘The perfect balance between sparkly escapism and big-hearted realness’ SOPHIE RANALD

It only takes one night to fall in love…

Within days of wishing she could change her life, Fran Cooper is leaving rainy England to become acting assistant to a famous singer, on a yacht in the Mediterranean. Their destination is a tiny Italian island that’s hosting the biggest celebrity gala of the season—the Crystal Ball.

And while not everything about her new role goes precisely to plan, when she— quite literally—bumps into tall, dark, and handsome Evan, a man able to keep his cool in the face of chaos, the magic really begins.

Evan makes her a promise: no last names, no life stories, just one unforgettable night. Wearing a designer dress and drinking champagne, Fran is soon a million miles away from life back in the UK.

And that’s the problem: Evan belongs at the Crystal Ball and Fran is a gatecrasher. They may be soulmates, but their homes are an ocean apart, their lives a world apart. They’ll never meet again—unless, on a night like this, everything can change forever…

Publication Date: 18 Jan 2022

  • Praise for On a Night Like This:

    “The kind of book you can’t put down but also want to last forever. Kelk’s signature wit and clever prose—along with her complicated, loveable characters—are at their very best here”—Emily Henry, bestselling author of Beach Read

  • “I fell head over heels in love with this modern fairytale. So funny, so romantic, so charming – the perfect book to curl up with when you want to escape the real world”—Beth O’Leary, bestselling author of The Flatshare

  • “The literary equivalent of opening a bottle of wine with your best friend”—Mhairi McFarlane, bestselling author of Just Last Night

My Review:

3 Stars
A romance novel that isn't really a romance novel. This is one where the love story takes a backseat, and we are forced to focus on the main character and how she is trying to get her life back together. Fran is a 30-year-old who has been with her jerk boyfriend for 12 years who takes a once-in-a-lifetime job to help out a celebration for a celebrity where she finds her "spark at first touch" person. A modern-day Cinderella I would call this. This is a super quick read that was fun for the holiday season. The main character is super lovable, and her best friend jess is a friend I think everyone could use. I felt the other characters didn't get enough page time and weren't as well-rounded. This is a great read for anyone who doesn't want the love story thrown in their face but still wants to enjoy a good romance book. Great love at sight and escapist rom-com.

Thank you to Netgalley & HarperCollins for the ARC for this novel in exchange for my honest review.







Lindsey Kelk is a Sunday Times bestselling author, podcaster and prolific tweeter. Born and brought up in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Lindsey has written sixteen novels for adults, including the I Heart series, the Girl series, and the children’s book series, Cinders and Sparks. A fan of lipstick, pro-wrestling and cats, she now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jeff, and their two cats.

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"So uplifting and wildly romantic."

Best Seller Author - Watermelon

"Funny, engaging and sparkly."


"Sparkles on the page like champagne in the glass"

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