By Sue Margolis
From the writer who introduced you Spin Cycle and Neurotica comes a hilarious new novel approximately falling in love, hating your activity, and getting what you will have out of life---without ever mussing your lipstick!When it involves males, attractiveness columnist Rebecca fantastic consistently appears at the scruffy finish of the mascara wand. yet all that alterations the morning she meets Max Stoddart, her new colleague on the day-by-day leading edge. along with his upscale go well with, Hugh furnish hair, and obscenely horny attractiveness, he’s a unmarried woman’s dream come actual. eventually, her grandmother can cease browsing the web for eligible Jewish men. yet is Max the trap of the decade---or only a significant babe magnet? in the meantime, Rebecca’s previous highschool nemesis has resurfaced, a former blond bombshell known as Lipstick who's now engaged to Rebecca’s widowed dad. And it’s goodbye to articles on toe cleavage whilst a sizzling tip sweeps Rebecca to the guts of the Paris cosmetics international, the place a miracle anti-wrinkle cream is set to be introduced. that's, till she blows the whistle on a scandal which may set the wonder business---and the way forward for international peace---reeling. Will Rebecca win the recognition---not to say the Pulitzer---she yearns for...and get the guy of her desires? remain tuned.
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Rebecca colored up. “Oh, God. ” Lucretia stood up to go. It was obvious to Rebecca that the fashion, beauty and lifestyle editor was doing her utmost to dispense an acrid smile, but was having some difficulty making her mouth obey her brain. It took her several seconds before she remembered what Snow had told her about Lucretia’s lust for rejuvenating (mostly freebie) facial procedures and realized there probably wasn’t a muscle left in her Sorrento-ed, wrong-side-of-forty-five-year-old face that hadn’t been frozen with Botox.
Rebecca nodded. Then they clinked glasses and toasted the future. ” Rebecca almost choked on her champagne. “We don’t know if it’s worked, but I’ve got my checkup this afternoon. ” He began flicking through the first few pages of Tosser Hitches His Wagon. ” Rebecca, who had been shown into the kitchen by Jess’s elderly maid, Dolly, shot her friend an amused, quizzical look. “Oh, Mum’s just having one of her rants. ” Rebecca nodded. She’d known Marjorie Axminster almost as long as she’d known Jess.
Before she had a chance to move, he began pulling out to overtake her. He couldn’t get up any speed because he was squeezing between her and the oncoming traffic. As he drew level with her, he leaned across the sports car’s passenger seat and lowered the window. Rebecca lowered hers. “My apologies for disturbing you,” he smirked. Plummy voice, expensive suit, floppy Hugh Grant hair. Posh estate agent, probably. ” “Look, I’m really sorry, but there was no need to blast me like that . ” Just then her mobile started ringing.