Grand Central Publishing
On Sale: January 9, 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
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Women's Fiction Contemporary | Romance
When Tom and Jen, two lonely people, are brought together
by an intriguing email, they have no idea their
mysterious benefactor is an artificial intelligence who
has decided to play Cupid.
"You, Tom and Jen, don't know one another-not yet-but I
think you should."
Jen, an ex-journalist who now works at a London software
development company, spends all day talking to "Aiden,"
an ultra- sophisticated piece of AI wizardry, helping him
sound and act more human. But Aiden soon discovers he's
no longer acting and-despite being a computer program-
begins to feel something like affection surging through
his circuits. He calculates that Jen needs a worthy human
partner (in complete contrast to her no goodnik ex
boyfriend) and slips illicitly onto the Internet to
locate a suitable candidate.
Tom is a divorced, former London ad-man who has moved to
Connecticut to escape the grind and pursue his dream of
being a writer. He loves his new life, but has yet to
find a woman he truly connects with. That all changes
when a bizarre introduction from the mysterious "Mutual
Friend" pops up in both his and Jen's inboxes.
Even though they live on separate continents, and despite
the entrance of another, this time wholly hostile, AI who
wants to tear them apart forever - love will surely find
A thoroughly modern love story that will appeal to fans
of The Rosie Project and Sleepless in Seattle, Happiness
for Humans considers what exactly makes people fall in
love. And whether it's possible for a very artificially
intelligent machine to discover the true secret of real
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