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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Pub Ltd
Publication date June 9, 2011
Pages 300
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780007360734
ISBN-10 0007360738
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.90
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The riotously funny new novel from Penny Smith. Miranda Blake is divorced. At 45, things are starting to head south. She's toying with the idea of Botox. Toying with the idea of facial surgery. And toying with getting a job or possibly a toy boy. The only block to all those things is her stiff, uppity daughter, 23-year-old Lucy. Pompous, is what Miranda calls her. (Sane, is how Lucy sees it.) Her friends are trying to set her up with a collection of bankers and company directors...Similar types to her ex-husband, Nigel (Nigel - just saying his name makes her wince) and every new date ends in disaster. So, one summer's day, Miranda decides to go and help clean out a local canal. She falls for Alex, a dreadlocked eco-warrior. But Lucy does not approve, and sets about sabotaging the relationship. She succeeds...Miranda, heartbroken, goes on holiday to Spain. But there, things only go from bad to worse - she falls in with a bad crowd, and is soon way out of her depth. What is it they know about Alex and his family? How is the wealthy recluse, and island owner, David Miller involved in their dodgy business activities? Aboard a glamorous yacht, hosting an award ceremony with former breakfast TV star Katie Fisher, Miranda might be in more trouble than she ever could have imagined. Will Alex get there in time to save her?

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