Description : From award-winning author Candice Dow comes a raw, sizzling, and emotional novel about a woman who must fight for what she wants-before she loses everything . . . THE EX-WIFE She's the hottest relationship expert around. Her get-real advice and tough-world experience have earned Ayana Blue money, fame, and a successful life she never imagined. And handsome Realtor Cameron Small is the sexy, steady Mr. Right she wasn't looking for yet always hoped she'd find. But Cam's unstable, in-denial ex-wife, Yasmin, isn't about to let him go-or allow anyone else take "her place." And if that means wrecking everything Ayana has worked so hard to build, then so be it. Now with her peace of mind shattered, her private business in the hole, and her reputation on the line, Ayana needs to figure out fast which dreams she can save, and what she'll have to let go. When it comes down to the ex-wife v. the next-wife, the only thing guaranteed is a scorched-earth battle-and it's winner takes all . . .
Description : Two months before Sarah's twin sons leave home for their gap year travel, her husband Andrew, a keen amateur thespian, announces that he's leaving her for his leading lady. Happily married for the past twenty years, Sarah has no idea how to fill her empty house, her empty days, nor play the role of discarded wife. As Sarah is to discover, the way forward is strewn with hazards and humiliations. If she is not to be bludgeoned to pieces, she must acquire skills for survival ... fast. Happily for Sarah, help (and hindrance!) is at hand in the form of well-meaning neighbours, a misbehaved mongrel, an eventful trip to Majorca, an unassuming plumber, and an unwelcome role as Mrs De Winter in the forthcoming Ambercross Players' production of Rebecca. In this wickedly funny and hugely entertaining comedy of manners, life in a small Wiltshire village is exposed with a highly infectious sense of humour and a devastatingly accurate eye for detail. The sparkling comedy romance from the much-loved, bestselling author of Recipe for Scandal. If you love Wendy Holden, Elizabeth Buchan, Katie Fforde and Catherine Alliott, make Debby Holt your next read! What everyone is saying about The Ex-Wife's Survival Guide: ‘Thoroughly enjoyable ... Had me smiling from start to finish’ Erica James ‘I absolutely love this book. It is as funny as it is wise and I couldn’t put it down’ Katie Fforde ‘A wickedly comical read’ Heat ‘From the author of the superb Ex-Wife’s Survival Guide comes another wicked treat’ Daily Mirror ‘This fast-paced romantic comedy is perfect bad-weather escapism’ She ‘Clever and surprising’ Daily Mail ‘Laced with wise and witty humour this is great fun’ Woman ‘A deliciously funny, gently ironic novel, Jane Austen-like in its elegance and playfulness’ Women’s Weekly
Description : As Perry Wintergreen, a three times divorced claims adjuster, searches for the root cause of his matrimonial disasters, he becomes entangled in a workplace sex scandal. Simultaneously, Perry perceives that the insurance company, where he has worked many years, has unjustly targeted him for forced early retirement. Meanwhile, he meets a widow who gives him solace, intimacy, and reenergizes his affinity for marriage. "I love you and don't want our children to witness us shacking up like this. Will you marry me? I want to be with you forever." Perry once again rolls the matrimonial dice-and again craps out. Subsequently, Perry feels that his thirst for commitment is quenched by yet another extraordinary romance. He proposes marriage, he hopes, for the last time. "I have to learn to love people as they are and stop trying to love them only on my terms will you marry me?" "Yes, I'll marry you, I'll marry you tomorrow if you want." "That's great! I'll make you a good husband." "And I'll always be honest with you." His fifth marriage-an unfamiliar paradise-ultimately challenges his deep-seated beliefs at its core.
Description : Based on over 200 interviews and 13 years of counseling experience, psychologist Sandra Kahn has written the first guide to offer help to women whose unresolved issues keep them emotionally bound to their ex-husbands, even years after a divorce is final. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Description : A funny, honest, and empathetic resource for the novice stepmother, which includes advice on The kids: Adjusting to suspicion, resentment, and biological-parent loyalties; The ex-wife: Living calmly alongside her, whether she's a psycho or the perfect mother; The holidays: Accommodating old family traditions and developing new ones; The sex: Keeping love alive through the kids' bed-wetting and nightmares. Plus an invaluable list of resources, websites, publications, and organizations specifically for the new stepmother.
Description : Alice and Ralph are a middle-aged couple who have been married several years. They coexist; the passion is gone and each is having an affair. When their daughter, Melanie becomes seriously ill and Alice's lover dies in a Helicopter crash, Alice confesses to Ralph about her affair. Ralph and Alice try to piece their lives back together, but each is unsure about whether they really want to.
Description : Envy Wilson, Layla Hobbs, and Kacie Mayweather are three 30-year-old friends who lean heavily on one another for support in troubled times. Layla fights the battle of obesity coupled with low self-esteem, but her melodious voice can soothe the savage beast. Who can fulfill her desire for love? Envy is Layla's backbone, and one of the few people in her life who doesn't beat up on her about being overweight. But Envy has her own dark and sordid secrets that she refuses to share, not even with Layla and Kacie. Kacie, born with cerebral palsy, has always felt the need to prove that she can get a man just like any "normal" woman. She has six children and five baby daddies, but has never had a husband. When she meets an older man at church, she hopes her prayers for a perfect love will be fulfilled. Through their trials, the three of them cling to each other. The circumstances they face will hopefully teach them how to cling to God.