By Jennifer O'Connell
Sarah Divine Holmes is a 34-year-old suburban spouse and mom prime a regular lifestyles as a contract author while she is available the journal project of a life-time - to pose as a sizzling younger unmarried at the newest television fact sensation, "The Stag." Sarah cannot withstand the chance to skewer the ladies determined sufficient to move on television to snag a guy, and the guy shallow adequate to view courting as a rankings video game. Armed with a killer cloth cabinet, sun-kissed highlights and her reporter's laptop, she units out to find what occurs on the posh California lodge whilst the cameras cease rolling. What she discovers is this trade truth is extra seductive than she ever anticipated. the opposite ladies should not all brainless bimbos, yet are beautiful, self-confident ladies with their very own agendas. And "The Stag" is not the boastful jerk she imagined. stuck up in a whirlwind of moonlight swims, limo rides, and poo toasts, Sarah stops engaged on her article and starts off desirous to win. As she dodges hard-core husband hunters, slimy manufacturers, voyeuristic cameramen, and her personal burgeoning emotions, she involves notice the real-life experience at the back of love, marriage, and motherhood. Jennifer O'Connell's snappy heroine, savvy voice, and well timed premise supply readers a sensational tale. BACHELORETTE number one is a fabulously enjoyable and fast moving novel that appears at one of many significant traits of contemporary years.
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There was as much ﬂirting with the camera as there was with the Stag. Three women leaned against the imposing grand piano, waiting their turn. This was my opportunity— my very own focus group. “Hi, I’m Sarah Divine,” I said, stepping toward the group. “Hi, there,” a willowy redhead with a Southern lilt replied. “I’m Holly Simpson from Memphis. ” BACHELORETTE # 1 55 I nodded at the other two women who held up their champagne glasses in a mock toast. Vanessa, the tanner, taller, and more exotic-looking of the two, gave me a bored nod and looked away.
BACHELORETTE # 1 41 Tomorrow the tables would be turned, and it would be Jack waiting for my phone calls from California, waiting to ﬁnd out what I was doing and who I was doing it with. We’d see how he liked it. I was standing in front of the stereo waiting for the ﬁnal Van Morrison song to end, my hand ready to ﬂip the off button, when Jack’s headlights lit up the room as his car turned in to our driveway. I knew his routine by heart. He’d come in through the kitchen door, throw his keys on the counter, and rifﬂe through the mail.
BACHELORETTE # 1 59 He cocked his head and looked like he was trying to ﬁgure out a response. “I’m just kidding,” I told him, and couldn’t help but laugh at the poor guy. Maybe he wasn’t a jerk after all. Chris smiled, and I noticed a small dimple in his left cheek, a very endearing dimple. “Well, I hope we get to have that second conversation, to test your theory. ” Chris started walking back toward the house, his ﬁgure casting a long shadow on the terrace as he neared the door. “Hey, Sarah,” he turned around and called back to me.
Bachelorette #1 by Jennifer O'Connell