Theme: Sibling rivalry
Abigail has always been minor compared to her big sister Caroline – Cleo. Growing up, Caroline was the classic big sister, always looking out for Abigail, until she was 16 and Abigail was 13.Caroline got scouted, changed names, moved to London and left everyone behind- including Abigail.Over 20 years later, Abi is a single mom working part time in a library with an eighteen year old daughter, Phoebe. Phoebe is moving out already and Abi has no place to stay because she sold her house months before getting hold of her new flat. She receives an email from Cleo inviting her to come for summer, thinking Cleo was ready and keen to renew their youthful closeness, Abi readily accepts. But she soon realises that her visit was not going to be fun filled as she thought as she gets saddled with being thee nanny and looking after Cleo’s unhappy husband, Jonty while Cleo tried to stage a modelling comeback. This book would leave you wondering who really the ugly sister is.
I totally love Jane Fallon’s style. This is your not-so-typical chick lit.