Another hilarious tale from the Sunday Times bestseller, WENDY HOLDEN, author of MARRYING UP and AZUR LIKE IT.
Four parents-to-be seem ante-natally sorted. Flash Hugo and Amanda have booked a chic private clinic and royal maternity nurse. Right-on Jake and Alice want an all-natural home birth with whale music and tree-hugging nappies.
But nothing goes quite to plan. Amanda finds motherhood less glam than the stars make it look and disappears back to her career. Which leaves Hugo with the child and without a clue what to do.
Alice has problems too. Bringing up baby to Jake's eco-fascist standards means home-made organic everything and a recycled cardboard cot.
Will nappiness bring happiness to anybody? Not before bedhopping spouses, beastly bosses and bitchy nursery mothers have all done their dreadful worst...
'Holden's comic talents show no sign of downsizing' Literary Review
, Feb 05'Pacey, witty chicory lit with a background of social commentary' Bournmouth Daily Echo
, 22 Jan 05'Holden's sparkling prose leaves her novels head and shoulders above the chit-lit wannabes, and she's on top form here' Western Daily Press
, 29 Jan 05'A warm and amusing read' Heat
, 15 Jan 05'A hilarious tale' Practical Parenting
, Feb 2005'Wendy Holden's new comedy of manners is a satire on modern parenthood. Deliciously witty, and often touching, I think this is Wendy's best book to date' Isabel Wolf for the Daily Mail
30/5/05'Irresistible rom-com meets devilish satire' In Style
, February 2005'An outrageous novel that you'll want to devour in one sitting' Real
magazine, 21 Jan 05'Holden's comic talents show no sign of downsizing' Literary Review
, Feb 05'Delicious tale of anti-natal expectations versus the realities of parenthood that'll have you giggling into your beach towel' 13/8/05 Daily Express
A tale of yummy mummies with flat brown tummies in the mother of all romantic comedies
Number one bestselling author Wendy Holden has written ten consecutive Sunday Times Top Ten bestsellers. A former journalist on the Sunday Times, Tatler and the Mail on Sunday, she contributes to a range of publications and is a TV and radio regular. She was a judge for the Costa 2013 Novel and Book of the Year Awards. Wendy lives with her husband and two children in Derbyshire.
Visit her on her website www.wendyholden.net, or follow her on Twitter @Wendy_Holden and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wendyholdenauthor.
AZUR LIKE IT was a Sunday Times
top ten bestseller and FAME FATALE was a Sunday Times
Number 1 bestseller and spent nine weeks in the top tenForeign rights in SIMPLY DIVINE sold in USA, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Italy, and Brazil and film rights sold to WarnerPraise for FAME FATALE: 'A hilarious romp' Sunday Express
; 'Needle-sharp and witty' The Sunday Times
; 'Fiendishly funny satire...' Daily Mail
; 'The perfect novel for the celebrity addict on holiday' B
magazinePraise for AZUR LIKE IT: 'Deliciously wicked & infectiously naughty...I defy anyone to read it without a smile on their lips' Daily Mail
; 'The breakneck pace never flags... Quite a treat' Kirkus Reviews
; 'I think she is fabulous' Sarah Broadhurst, Bookseller
Praise for PASTURES NOUVEAUX: 'Holden has pulled it off yet again' The Times
; 'Holden at her funniest and most perceptive...spot on' Mail on Sunday
; 'People will adore this book' Independent
THE WIVES OF BATH went straight to Number 2 on the Sunday Times
hardback bestseller list and remained there for three weeks. It stayed in the top ten for nine weeks altogether.