After a run of bad luck, pampered Ranya is on her own for the first time in her life. Luckily, handsome Georges helps her land a job at his family's company in Miami. But as Georges and his brother Joe both set their sights on her, Ranya is compelled to keep a big secret - she's already married and on the run from her husband. Painfully shy Zahra is in love with Georges, her boss. But aside from one impulsive night together back in their college days, Georges has never given her the time of day. Not only is Zahra in danger of losing her job, she's in danger of losing the man she desperately loves. Rio the driven editor-in-chief of a magazine geared toward the burgeoning Latin market. Struggling to prove herself in a less than welcoming environment, Rio's affair with Joe, the magazine's owner, could destroy all her hard work. These three women must figure out what it means to be successful and true to oneself at the same time.
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 101.6 x 170.18 x 27.94mm | 181.44g
- 24 Jun 2009
- St Martin's Press
- New York, United States
"The question of how Ali should live is a provocative one, and Dajani's wit, warmth, and insight shine through in turning over its nuances."" --Publishers Weekly"" on Fashionably Late """Fashionably Late" is a wonderful story of East meets West. Aline navigates the waters between her overprotective family and their traditional values and what she really wants for herself in life. I read it in one sitting!"--Michelle Cunnah, author of "32AA """Fashionably Late" is an entertaining, cross-cultural debut, filled with honesty, humor and heart."--Wendy French, author of "sMothering" "From the chic boutiques of Montreal to the sultry nightlife of Cuba, "Fashionably Late" sparkles with wit and humor. You will fall in love with Dajani's engaging Lebanese-Canadian heroine."--JoAnn Hornak, author of "Adventures of a Salsa Goddess "" """Fashionably Late" is a compelling read for women who find themselves at the crossroads. It's a must-have for the most fashionable of book bags."--Mary Castillo, author of "Hot Tamara" and "In Between Men"
About Nadine Dajani
Born in Lebanon to Palestinian parents, Nadine Dajani spent the first nine years of her life in Saudi Arabia before settling in Montreal. It's safe to say Nadine has the wandering gene. As an adult, she moved to the Cayman Islands, where she enjoys island-hopping to nearby Cuba and Miami whenever the travel bug bites. Nadine's travel articles have been published in "Atmosphere "magazine.