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Ready Or Not? by Chris Manby
  

Ready Or Not?

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As the chics who started the chic-lit trend get older, so too does their subject matter. This lovely writer is now into book number seven and tackles the fear of committing to a baby, the girl’s fear! Nice one.

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Synopsis

Ready Or Not? by Chris Manby

Every bride is entitled to some pre-wedding jitters. And what girl wouldn’t think twice about marriage when her fiancé gets his eyebrows shaved off just in time to look horrendous for the photographs . . . But what if it’s not the ceremony that freaks you out but the happy ever after? Heidi Savage is wondering whether she can really forsake all others for macho, beer-swilling Ed. And how can a couple who’ve never even been baby-sitters be ready to start a family of their own? Will the answer come in the form of her ex-boyfriend Steven? Grown-up, gorgeous and good-with-children. Is Heidi’s dilemma simply a case of right shoes, right dress, wrong husband?

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A deliciously comical novel that's peppered with characters who are so endearing you'll want to take them home and introduce them to your mum . . . GIRL MEETS APE is charming, funny and compelling as your favourite soap . . . it's a rip-roaring good read * Heat * Very funny, hugely feel-good and the perfect antidote for anyone who worries that the only career ladder they've achieved is a run in their tights * Fiona Walker on LIZZIE JORDAN'S SECRET LIFE * Nothing short of brilliant * Marie Claire on SEVEN SUNNY DAYS * A fast-track, fun romance full of monkey business * Daily Mail on GIRL MEETS APE * It's a great idea for a plot, and Manby's writing more than does it justice * Marie Claire on GETTING PERSONAL *


About the Author

Chris Manby
Chris Manby is editor/contributor to the Girls’ Night In anthologies, which have so far raised more than £900,000 for humanitarian organisation War Child, and topped book charts all over the world. Raised in Gloucester, Chris now lives between London and Los Angeles. Her hobbies include reading in-flight magazines and she hopes that continually crossing time zones is an effective anti-ageing strategy.

Photograph © Michael Pilkington

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Book Info

Publication date

4th July 2005

Author

Chris Manby

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Author's Website

www.chrissiemanby.com/

Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Relationship Stories
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780340838662

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