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Discover this summer’s most irregular love story . . .

Connie’s smart. She’s funny. But when it comes to love, she’s only human.

As a brilliant mathematician with bright red hair – Connie’s used to being considered a little unusual. But when she’s recruited for a top-secret code-breaking project, nothing can prepare her for working with someone quite as peculiar as Luke.

From the Sunday Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan comes a charmingly quirky tale of love, friendship . . . and the possible obliteration of mankind.

‘Quirky, funny and romantic’ Sophie Kinsella

‘A riotous cocktail of geeks’
Matt Haig, author of The Humans

‘It’s not so often that I fall so completely in love with a book . . intelligent, funny, moving and beautiful’ Rowan Coleman, author of The Memory Book

‘Joyous, suspenseful, poignant, funny, heart-breaking, and above all else, a pleasure to read’ Claire North, author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including Christmas at the Cupcake Café, Little Beach Street Bakery and Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams. As Jenny T. Colgan she has also written the Doctor Who tie-in novel Dark Horizons and several Doctor Who short stories.

Reviews

It's not very often that I fall in love so completely with book . . . Resistance is Futile is bright, charming, intelligent, funny, moving and beautiful, full of wonderful imagination and expert storytelling
Rowan Coleman, author of THE MEMORY BOOK
Resistance is Futile is funny, romantic and just the right side of geeky. Set phasers to 'fun'...
Danny Wallace, comedian, author and presenter
Quirky, funny and romantic
Sophie Kinsella
[A] beach-friendly tale of romance among the mathematicians . . . Ms Colgan's considerable comic gifts ensure the fun is always on your wavelength.
BELFAST TELEGRAPH
A brilliant novel full of dark-edged humour about friendship and love and the strange forms they can take...some of them very strange.
Trisha Ashley, author of TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Resistance is Futile manages to be so many things - joyous, suspenseful, poignant, funny, heart-breaking, and above all else, a pleasure to read
Claire North, author of THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST
A joyous genre mash-up that sweeps you off your feet at warp speed. Just amazing
M. R. Carey, author of THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS
A riotous cocktail of geeks . . . Resistance really is futile
Matt Haig, author of THE HUMANS