Despite the very young, beach-like cover design, this is actually a sophisticated romp about image changing and the consequences. Our tomboy heroine is forced into a rich and glamorous world, how she copes is the essence of this entertaining, lovely story told with real tongue-in-cheek humour.
Comparison: Jackie Collins, young Jilly Cooper, Tilly Bagshawe.
Similar this month: Lesley Lokko, Daisy Jordan.
The heroine this novel is a tomboy. She loves her Doc Martens, heavy metal, and hanging out with her best friend, Ollie. She may have been born on a Tuesday, but graceful she isn't. However, Lucy's world is about to change. Ollie gets engaged, and her new boss wants her to smarten up. Lucy tries to turn herself into the kind of girl she thinks they want her to be - with hilarious and unexpected results.
Closing date: 31/08/2018
Publication date: 29/08/2005
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing Ltd
|Publication date:||29th August 2005|
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,|
Top Ten bestseller Louise Bagshawe attended local Catholic schools near her family home in London, before going to Oxford University in 1989. After graduating with a degree in Anglo Saxon and Norse, Louise worked as press officer with EMI records and then as a marketing official with Sony Music. On her 22nd birthday, Louise's passion for writing was realised with a major publishing deal. She is the author of fifteen novels, published in more than eight languages, most recently the massive Sunday Times bestsellers Passion and Glitz. She lives in Northamptonshire with her family and has been the Parliamentary Candidate for ...More About Louise Bagshawe