The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives
A NovelBook - 2005
From the creator of the inimitable, zany sleuth Bubbles Yablonsky comes a witty, wild, and shocking tale about love suburban style.News bulletin: Gone is HBOs Sex and the City. Sex has moved to the suburbs. Here is where youll find ABCs #1 TV show Desperate Housewives. Here too is The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives, a hilarious but poignant and spot-on novel about love and betrayal inside the world of the gated community.Pampered Hunting Hills, Ohio, socialite Marti Denton never realized she was madly in love with John Harding until he impulsively married Claire Stark, a beautiful but socially awkward newspaper reporter to whom a coming-out party is a controversy, not a tradition. Its not until the Hunting Hills wives are plunged into a series of explosive scandals that the two women reach a new understanding of each other and what it means to be a fortunate wife in the twenty-first century. In The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives, Sarah Strohmeyer has written a Stepford Wivesfor our timefunny, wise, and eye-opening. Praise for Strohmeyers Bubblesseries: Meet Bubbles Yablonsky, beautician-reporter-sleuth and blazing star of Strohmeyers entertaining, establishment-bashing debut. Publishers Weekly [Bubbles] is a born reporter, an intuitive student of human behavior who has refined her natural skills in the crucible of gossip. The Boston Globe
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 2005.
Characteristics: xii, 349 p. ;,24 cm.