Susan Mallery, the New York Times bestselling author of Three Sisters, is world renowned for her "insightful, funny, and poignant" stories (Booklist). With her brand-new Mischief Bay series, she brings vivid color to the story of three friends on the brink of a new life. Nicole Lord wants to be a good wife, but there's a difference between being supportive and supporting her husband, who quit his job to write a screenplay she's never seen. He won't even help take care of their son, leaving Nicole to run the house and work full-time. Sacrificing a personal life for her career is how Shannon Rigg became VP at her firm, but she wonders now whether she made the right choice. An exciting new relationship with a great guy convinces her that it might not be too late—until he drops a bombshell that has her questioning whether she really can have it all. Although Pam Eiland adores her husband, she feels restless now that the kids are grown. Finding sexy new ways to surprise him brings the heat and humor back to their marriage, but when unexpected change turns her life upside down, she'll have to redefine herself. Again. Through romance and heartbreak, laughter and tears, the girls of Mischief Bay will discover that life is richer with friends at your side. Look for the next story in the Mischief Bay series, The Friends We Keep by Susan Mallery. Order your copy today!
Fall in love with Mischief Bay in these four heartwarming tales of friendship and sisterhood from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! The Girls of Mischief Bay Three friends, Nicole Lord, Shannon Rigg and Pam Eiland are struggling. Nicole wants to be a good wife, but she is overwhelmed when her husband quits his job. Shannon became a VP at her firm, but only by sacrificing her personal life. Now she wonders whether she made the right choice. Pam adores her husband, but she feels restless now that the kids are grown. Through romance and heartbreak, laughter and tears, these women will discover that life is richer with friends at your side. The Friends We Keep After five years as a stay-at-home mom, Gabby Schaefer can’t wait to return to work. Unfortunately, when her plans are derailed, Gabby must fight for the right to have a life of her own. Getting pregnant is easy for Hayley Batchelor. Staying pregnant is the hard part. Nicole Lord is tempted by a new guy who challenges her to believe maybe the second time’s the charm. Gabby, Hayley and Nicole will rely on good food, good wine and especially each other to navigate life’s toughest changes. A Million Little Things Zoe Saldivar is more than just single—she’s alone. Her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship. Her seemingly empty life takes a sudden turn for the complicated when she befriends Jen’s widowed mom, Pam. And meanwhile, Pam is being very deliberately seduced by Zoe’s father. Pam’s flustered, Jen’s annoyed and Zoe is beginning to think “alone” doesn’t sound so bad, after all.
From the bestselling author of The Girls of Mischief Bay and The Friends We Keep comes a twisty tale of family dynamics that explores what can go terribly, hysterically wrong when the line between friendship and family blurs… Zoe Saldivar is more than just single—she’s alone. She recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend, she works from home and her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship. The day Zoe accidentally traps herself in her attic with her hungry-looking cat, she realizes that it’s up to her to stop living in isolation. Her seemingly empty life takes a sudden turn for the complicated—her first new friend is Jen’s widowed mom, Pam. The only guy to give her butterflies in a very long time is Jen’s brother. And meanwhile, Pam is being very deliberately seduced by Zoe’s own smooth-as-tequila father. Pam’s flustered, Jen’s annoyed and Zoe is beginning to think “alone” doesn’t sound so bad, after all. Friendship isn’t just one thing—it’s a million little things, and no one writes them with more heart and humor than Susan Mallery!
In this insightful and compelling story from book club favorite Susan Mallery, three close friends test the boundaries of how much a woman can give before she has nothing left. After five years as a stay-at-home mom, Gabby Schaefer can't wait to return to work. No demanding toddlers, no stepdaughter throwing a tantrum. But when her plans are derailed by some shocking news and her husband's crushing expectations, Gabby must fight for the right to have a life of her own. Getting pregnant is easy for Hayley Batchelor. Staying pregnant is the hard part. Her husband is frantic about the threat to her health, but to Hayley, a woman who was born to be a mom should risk everything to fulfill her destiny—no matter how high the cost. Nicole Lord is still shell-shocked by a divorce that wasn't as painful as it should've been. Other than the son they share, her ex-husband left barely a ripple in her life. A great new guy tempts her to believe maybe the second time's the charm…but how can she trust herself to recognize true love?
Release on 2004-04-23 | by Susan Mallery,Christine Rimmer,Laurie Paige
Author: Susan Mallery,Christine Rimmer,Laurie Paige
Unable to find Mr. Right, three nurses--Rachel, Lily, and Jenna--decide to have babies on their own, but pregnancy puts their powerful bond of friendship to the test until true love enters the picture. Original.