Tag: Contemporary Women

Marrying Up

She stopped at nothing. To get everything. Scheming social climber Alexa may be humbly born. But she’s a class-hopping cruise missile aimed at the very top of the gold-digging tree. Only a title, mansion and family tiara will do. Befriending feckless aristo Florrie (three surnames plus black hole where her brain should be) means the grandest doors swing open and the prince of her dreams is i... »

Beautiful People

Holden’s novel is the literary equivalent of a big-budget romantic comedy with an all-star Hollywood cast in which everyone’s stories overlap. And it is equally as carefree and enjoyable. Holden’s characters, ranging from a young and troubled starlet to a well-respected English actress, male supermodel, struggling nanny, and celebrity chef, to name but a few, have two things in c... »

The Years She Stole

2017Pregnant Rachel Taylor is enjoying a holiday in Morocco when she gets the phone call to say her mother hasn’t got much time left to live. With a head of mixed emotions she returns to the village where she grew up to say her last goodbyes. It’s true to say their relationship had often been strained and Rachel had never quite understood why. When clearing out her mother’s thing... »

Silent Truths

A compelling journey along the dark, decadent halls of power-complete with seduction and intrigue-and finally to the terrifying truths behind the silence When journalist Laurie Forbes turns up on Beth Ashby’s doorstep, minutes after Beth’s husband, political highflier Colin Ashby, has been arrested for murder, neither can even begin to guess the shocking repercussions that have just be... »

The Undomestic Goddess

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Sophie Kinsella’s Wedding Night.Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so huge, it’ll wreck any chance of a partnership. Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house... »

The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic

Meet Rebecca Bloomwood. She has a great flat, a fabulous wardrobe full of the season’s must-haves, and a job telling other people how to manage their money. She spends her leisure time …shopping. Retail therapy is the answer to all her problems. She knows she should stop, but she can’t. She tries Cutting Back, she tries Making More Money. But neither seems to work. The letters fr... »

Shopaholic Takes Manhattan

With her shopping excesses (somewhat) in check and her career as a TV financial guru thriving, Becky Bloomwood’s biggest problem seems to be tearing her entrepreneur boyfriend, Luke, away from work for a romantic country weekend. That is, until Luke announces he’s moving to New York for business-and he asks Becky to go with him! Before you can say “Prada sample sale,” Becky... »

Shopaholic on Honeymoon

This free eBook short story fills in the gaps of Sophie Kinsella’s bestselling Shopaholic series, following Becky Brandon and her husband, Luke, as they start their luxurious yearlong honeymoon around the world. But these jet-setters are about to hit some turbulence.   Becky and Luke are in Venice-the city of winding canals, gorgeous historic buildings, and, of course, exceptional shopping. ... »

I’ve Got Your Number

“Utterly charming . . . Put Sophie Kinsella’s Number on speed dial.”-USA Today   Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill, but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces sha... »

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London’s trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season’s must-haves. The only trouble is, she can’t actually afford it-not any of it. Her job writing at *Successful Saving* magazine not only bores her to tears, it doesn’t pay much at all. And lately Becky’s been chased by d... »