By Libby Malin
Is existence stranger than fiction, or vice versa?
Frankie McNally has came across the fitting answer for life's confusing difficulties: as head author for the sunlight hours cleaning soap Lust for all times, she works them out at the air!
Meanwhile, Frankie's being courted concurrently through the speeding older guy despatched in to save lots of the show's sagging scores and through the soap's absolutely scorching prime guy. And simply whilst Frankie thinks the plot could not get extra advanced, a jewel thief starts off copying the show's storyline-a improvement which can ship the show's rankings hovering, if it does not get Frankie arrested first...
In her signature mixing of the hilarious with the poignant, Libby Malin's most recent light-hearted novel combines the simplest of existence and of fiction into an interesting and exceptionally fulfilling read.
Praise for my very own own cleaning soap Opera:
"Libby Malin writes a hilarious novel that may have you ever giggling out loud!" - Fresh Fiction
"A global of wit and chaos that's so clever and insightfully written." - Booklist
"Heavy on humor... Malin coaxes lots of laughs." - Publisher's Weekly
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You’d think that one of our fans would have seen it and let them know. ” “For that to happen, it would have to have been a fan who also saw the news article. ” “Police or not, we can’t keep this story going,” Frankie said, her voice rising in frustration. What was the matter with them—had they forgotten how stupid they thought this story was? “Come on, people! You hated this story. ” Well, maybe she’d said that. No matter. She was desperate. ” Hank pulled out a tiny notebook, searching handwritten notes.
I like Grayson more,” Frankie said. ” Victor asked. “I don’t want to deal with Luke’s agent right now. Abduction,” Frankie said, feeling a weight lift off her. Okay, that decision was made, for good or ill. Surely that proved her leadership bona fides. She looked at Hank. “Start sketching out the story. I’m open to who the abductor is. There’s plenty in Donovan’s past to work with there. ” She felt herself hitting a stride, now that one big decision was out of the way, a decision that she had made… decisively.
But no arms and legs is better. ” “A woman—like Grace Kelly in To Catch a Thief,” Nory said, enthused. Oh no. Frankie had wanted to dampen any enthusiasm for this story, not feed it. “Maybe the thing to do is to find ourselves a nice, strong policeman to talk to,” Raeanne suggested. “See if they think the fellow would do somethin’ really harmful if we pulled the plug on his favorite story. That seems to me to be the most careful and professional thing to do. ” “Funny how the police didn’t notice it themselves,” Hank said, eyes shining with innocence.