By Louise Bagshawe
Diana Foxton has all of it. wealthy, British and lovely she is married to the pinnacle of a publishing empire and fills her days with lunches, inside adorning and garments procuring. by no means out of the society pages, she hosts the main referred to events in new york and makes being the right spouse an paintings shape. Then she discovers her husband is having an affair, her glamorous bubble is burst and she or he reveals herself with none cash or any skills, refrained from by way of the glittering society that when embraced her. on my own for the 1st time, she takes the one task she will get, and settles awkwardly right into a very various lifestyles. yet can she make it on her personal? And why does her new boss, the good-looking Michael Cicero, take a lot excitement in gazing her fight?
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He had a passion for stories. Ancient Roman histories, trarslations of Alexander the Great, fantasies, novels. m. using a candle by his bedside instead of the flashlight which might have alerted his dad. College would have been nice but Michael was white and male and free of obvious disabilities, unless you counted a disastrous haircut and a passion for Kung-Fu movies. He lost scholarship places to women with worse grades than his, and his natural sexism deepened. There were always enough girls hanging around for him to be cocky and arrogant; though he was bookish he was also tough.
She was giggling and pouting and she used a breathy, little-girl voice that was very annoying. 'Thanks, Denise. ' Her face fell. ' 'I said Elise. But drink your coffee now, baby. ' 'No,' Michael said, bluntly. He was remembering the sex now. It had been OK; he'd moved her around the room pretty good. She had clutched and moaned at him. At the time he had hardly noticed her scratching him. Elise stood up and bent over, picking up her scattered miniskirt and ankle boots and tight vest and jean jacket.
He always seemed a bit distracted. Oh well; perhaps that was just his way. She poured tea for her sister, stirring in milk and sugar for herself and a slice of lemon for Diana. No doubts about the wedding, though. What a triumph. All the' ' nasty little London scenesters who professed to love Di had been absolutely seething with envy. And Diana had been so gracious, kissing everybody, laughing so the whole room lit up, making a point to forget no one, not even the crusty old great-uncles Dad brought down from Shropshire.