Simply Divine by Wendy Holden

By Wendy Holden

A countrywide bestseller in England, this pleasant new novel has been referred to as "Frothy, frivolous, and fun." (Harpers & Queen)Jane, a suffering, twenty-something author for a sleek women's journal, has inadvertently simply landed her worst nightmare of an task. not just does she have a less-than-satisfying dating along with her dull and cantankerous boyfriend, who has a bunch of different insecurities, yet now her eccentric journal editor has made her the private ghostwriter for the town's most modern bedazzling, blonde, and busty socialite: Champagne D'Vyne. whereas Jane reels from the aggravating and distasteful company of investigating, after which glamorizing, the vacuous info of Champagne's existence, her new task without warning turns into intertwined together with her own existence in dazzling methods. Will her personal romantic customers increase? Will she be ready to aid shop her most sensible friend's dilapidated kingdom manor with a matchmaking scheme? immediately whimsical and satirical, easily Divine is already a wreck hit in England, and should certainly be a crowd-pleaser for American readers.

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As she lay dozing in the dark, Jane tried to pin down the exact moment when she realised Nick didn't fancy her any more. If she was honest, it was about six months ago. Around the time she had moved into his flat in Clapham. The bedside table exploded into frantic sound as Nick's irritating Mickey Mouse alarm clock announced six thirty. Oblivious of Jane deeply asleep beside him, Nick swore loudly, swung his legs out of bed and yanked back the curtains. A weak sun struggled through the dingy window-panes and illuminated the pile of dirty washing over which he leant to switch on the radio.

Jane went into the bathroom and shot out again instantly. The air was filled with an ear-splitting shriek which she realised, after a few seconds, was her own. To accompany it, a series of crashing thuds from upstairs shook the flat above. But Jane hardly noticed. The last thing to register with any of her senses was the huge 11 spider crouched in the bottom of the bath. Vast^ malevolent and murderous-looking, with terrifying markings on its back, it had evidently marched in from the garden while they were reading the papers.

She was, she knew, at her best when she was trying to help other people out of trouble. Unable to solve any of her own work or Nick problems, she nonetheless felt completely confident she could sort Tally out somehow. The most appalling messes always had ingeniously simple solutions. Didn't they?

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