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A riches-to-rags and back again romantic comedy that takes a bit of getting into but do persevere for come page 60-odd it really takes off. It is very much the Cinderella story complete with evil step mum and two ugly (well, irritating bitches) sisters, only it’s the contemporary media world and great fun.
The fairytale ending was just the beginning! Jessie Woods absolutely believes in fairytale endings. So would you if you had a recession-proof career as a daredevil TV host, a palatial pink mansion, and the dream boyfriend. But, quicker than you can say Cinderella, her life falls to pieces and suddenly her prince isn't quite so charming, her party-loving friends disappear and even her faithful friend Visa no longer loves her! Utterly heartbroken and jobless, Jessie is forced back home, to live with her stepmum and two evil stepsisters. Is it time for her to give up on the dream - or will Jessie learn that happy endings can come in the strangest of places? Avon's hot new acquisition presents a tale of princes who turn out to be frogs, Manolo Blahnik glass slippers and not-so-happily-ever-afters!
' It bubbles and sparkles like pink champagne. A hugely entertaining read.' Patricia Scanlan
'A fabulous romp. It made me laugh out loud.' Anita Notar
'Claudia Carroll has done it again, with a heroine you just want fate to smile on.' Heat
'Amusing and imaginative. Hot Stars, OK!' Magazine
Publication date: 05/08/2010
Publisher: AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||5th August 2010|
|Publisher:||AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Claudia Carroll was born in Dublin, where she still lives and where she has worked extensively both as a theatre and television actress. She is presently a full time writer, but prior to that, she worked extensively as a theatre and TV actress. For fourteen years, she appeared in Fair City, (Ireland’s answer to Eastenders) playing a character she likes to describe as ‘the horrible old cow that everyone loves to hate.’Her first novel, He Loves Me Not, He Loves Me was published in 2004 to critical acclaim and became an instant bestseller. Claudia’...More About Claudia Carroll