Busy Woman Seeks Wife

Busy Woman Seeks Wife

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Every woman's secret desire...is to have a 'her indoors' to do the chores. 'What you need,' said Saffron, pouring Alex another glass of wine, 'is someone to take away your worries, someone you can rely on, someone to deal with all the boring details.' 'But I've got a bloke already,' protested Alex. 'No, no!' replied Saffron. 'I mean, what you need is a WIFE.' On the surface, Alex Hill is every inch the polished high-flying career woman. But that just means she's rushed off her feet with barely enough time to take out the bins, let alone pull together an amazing product launch. Then she discovers her Spanish cleaner has been using her flat to turn tricks in the afternoons, and in her bed! And to top things off, her demanding mother - an ageing 60s-style icon - has a bad fall, requiring her to move in with Alex indefinitely. With so much to juggle, Alex begins to realise that she needs someone more committed than a cleaner - so she advertises for 'a wife'. Enter Ella - a brilliant cook and carer. But Ella isn't quite what she appears, and pretty soon Alex is contemplating 'divorce'...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 240.4g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752893521
  • 9780752893525
  • 588,200

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You'll enjoy this feel-good read with just a little more guts to it than most ... there's a lightness of touch and humour throughout as well as some poignant moments ... all in all a very satisfying read - insightful, poignant, uplifting and funny all in one book. MY WEEKLY Kitchen knives and forks are very much on the table in Annie Sanders latest comedy MIRROR A light-hearted novel perfect for a summer read TELEGRAPH & ARGUSshow more

About Annie Sanders

Annie Sanders is two people. Annie Ashworth and Meg Sanders are television and print journalists who have written an array of non-fiction books and novels together while managing to remain the best of friends. Both live in Stratford-Upon-Avon with their families.show more

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You'll enjoy this feel-good read with just a little more guts to it than most ... there's a lightness of touch and humour throughout as well as some poignant moments ... all in all a very satisfying read - insightful, poignant, uplifting and funny all in one book. MY WEEKLYshow more

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539 ratings
3.3 out of 5 stars
5 12% (64)
4 29% (158)
3 39% (211)
2 16% (88)
1 3% (18)
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