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WIN proof copies of Wives Like Us by Plum Sykes

Bloomsbury are delighted to be offering seven reading group ten copies of the funny, clever new novel from the author of Bergdorf Blondes, WIVES LIKE US.

‘So wickedly smart’ – KEVIN KWAN
’Plum Sykes does it again’ – HANNAH ROTHSCHILD
‘A romp and a riot’ – DAISY BUCHANAN

Take a grand English country house, one (heartbroken) American divorcée, three rich wives, two tycoons, and one (bereaved) butler; put them all into the blender and out comes the impossibly funny Wives Like Us.

Welcome to the rose-strewn county of Oxfordshire and the Cotswold villages of Little Bottom, Middle Bottom, Great Bottom, and Monkton Bottom, recently annexed by a glittering new breed of female: the Country Princess.

Following a ghastly row about a missing suite of diamonds, Tata Hawkins has flounced out of Monkton Bottom Manor with her daughter, Minty, and Executive Butler Ian Palmer in tow, decamping to the Old Coach House to teach her husband, Bryan, a lesson.

But things don’t go to plan: Bryan disappears to Venice with a bikini designer; Selby Fairfax, the glamorous American divorcée who has inherited the beautiful estate next door, refuses Tata’s neighborly overtures; and Tata’s very best friends, Fernanda Ovington-Williams and Sophie Thompson, are distracted by their own heartaches. Worst of all, Ian has nowhere to store his collection of vintage Gucci loafers.

With the help of a pig farmeress moonlighting as a personal assistant, a male model moonlighting as a stable hand, and a London barrister moonlighting as a gentleman farmer, can Ian restore harmony to the Bottoms?

To be in with a chance of winning copies for your reading group, please email [email protected] with the subject line ‘RE: WIVES LIKE US’ by 9th June.


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