Holly Hart has been married for fifteen blissful years to hubby Alex. Well… if you don’t count last Christmas, when she accidentally found a load of flirty texts on Alex’s phone. But every marriage has its ups and downs and Alex had a perfectly reasonable explanation… so why can’t Holly forget what she saw?
With the help of best friends Jeanie and Caro, as well as their handsome neighbour Jack, Holly resolves to settle her mind once and for all with a bit of sneaky detective work. So what if her husband isn’t exactly Brad Pitt? He’s hers, and if someone else is trying to steal him she wants to know who… But the truth is way more shocking than Holly ever anticipated. Can Holly, let alone her marriage, ever recover from what she discovers?
A laugh-until-you-cry, feel-good novel from the bestselling author of Stockings and Cellulite. Perfect for fans of Tracy Bloom, Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes.
4.5 brilliant Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟.5
This book did a fabulous job of balancing humor and some serious subject matter…. Holly has been married for 15 years… after reading some suggestive text messages on her husband’s phone, trust has gone out the window…. i’ve always said the minute I am reading messages on somebody’s phone I’m out the door, if I can’t trust you we are done! Of course I say this as a happily divorced woman, and my marriage did not break up because of cheating, we had plenty of other issues… I mention this because I think there are some parts of this book I viewed differently because for me my life improve so much after I left my marriage, that I see it as a good option… and I realize this is not how a lot of people look at it….
Holly was a wonderful character, and let me just start this off by saying she was way too good for her husband Alex…. Holly was fun, real, and really did not give her self enough credit…. Alex was just a pompous jerk…. I cannot imagine this was a blissful marriage up until to the point of these text messages, unless Alex had a personality transformation as well… did not like him… at all… Holly is determined to save her marriage though… she does this by trying to spice things up in the bedroom… and by throwing him a 40th birthday party…. she also took it upon herself to play detective and some of her techniques were quite amusing….
The secondary characters in this book were quite quirky and fun… loved Holly’s brother Simon he was fabulous! Jack was quite delightful as well… Holly‘s two BFFs were a lot of fun also, even though she suspected one of them of being the person Alex was cheating with….
brilliant book filled with fabulous characters, lots of laughs and an ending you will not see coming… absolutely recommend if you enjoy a humorous book about real life….
*** many thanks to Bookouture and Net Galley for my copy of this book ***