Warnings of Gales

Warnings of Gales

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Imogen, who organised the holiday, is frighteningly capable and a bit of a control freak. She and her banker husband Guy live in Barnes, though Imogen longs for Wiltshire. With three children in whom she's invested her hopes and ambitions, she's well-informed and has an opinion on everything. But is Imogen's tidy life as perfect as it seems? Sophie is Imogen's oldest friend, dating back to the days when they would chat long after lights out at their Home Counties boarding school. Sophie now lives in Crouch End and they don't see as much of each other anymore. Sophie knows she should be feeding her offspring organic cous-cous, but they love McDonalds' apple pies too much - and where's the harm in that? But is there more to Sophie than dogged loyalty to her rather overbearing old mate? And then there's Jo, an acquaintance of Sophie's roped in at the last minute when the first choice of housemate pulled out. An East London GP and single mother, and very easy going with her son, she appears to be the polar opposite to Imogen. From the outset, there's friction, and it can only get worse when the husbands join them. Oh dear - it all seemed such a good idea back in January...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 138 x 196 x 36mm | 480.82g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752861360
  • 9780752861364

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'For a more girly getaway, Annie Sanders' Warnings of Gales is a riot ... This is a must read for anyone planning a trip with friends ... the perfect escape.' THE BOOKSELLER 'This sharply observed tale of domestic dispute will strike a chord with the thousands who have endured and enjoyed shared vacations.' THE EXPRESS 'One of our picks of the year ... poignant, funny and well-observed' BELLA '...they bring all the wit, charm and sparkle of their debut novel to this entertaining sequel.' BELFAST TELEGRAPHshow more

About Annie Sanders

Annie Ashworth and Meg Sanders are television and print journalists who have written nine non-fiction books together while managing to remain the best of friends. Both married with young children, they live in Stratford-upon-Avon. WARNINGS OF GALES is their second novel.show more

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