Susan Mallery gives us another charming town and
characters to fall in love with in THE GIRLS OF MISCHIEF
BAY. Pam Eiland is fifty and not liking what is happening
to her body one bit. She feels old and thinks a little of
the sparkle has gone out of her marriage. She and husband
John are doing alright, and she feels so blessed with what
she has, but she wants something more. After a weekend at
couples retreat, that spark is fully ignited and life is
good again. But then tragedy strikes. Can Pam cope with
life and move forward?
Shannon Rigg is the CFO of a billion dollar company. She's
put her personal life aside to climb the ladder of
She's almost forty and has never married. She wants a
husband and children, but she never makes a good
with anyone she dates. Through an online dating service,
Pam meets Adam, and her world changes. Adam is almost as
driven in his world of business as Shannon, but brings
baggage to the table with him. Adam is divorced with two
children. Can they make a relationship work?
Nicole Lord owns a fitness center where all three women
met. They have become great friends and rely on each other
for support. Recently, Nicole's husband Eric quite his
paying job to write a screenplay, without consulting her
first. She is carrying the financial load for the family,
which includes a five year son. Eric has slowly been
pulling away from Nicole and their son Tyler during his
writing phase. When Eric's screenplay sells for seven
figures, he changes his lifestyle drastically. Can he and
Nicole find any common ground?
Mischief Bay is a small, fictitious seaside town off the
coast of Los Angeles. Susan Mallery's description of the
town, shops and restaurants makes it sound like a
setting for her new series. Pam, Shannon and Nicole are
good friends, each about ten years apart in age, but all
strong women who love and support each other when life
isn't friendly to one of them, or doesn't seem fair. There
is lots of talk and philosophizing between the ladies
life, and they decide that regardless of the phase of life
you are in, every different phase is a starting over
process. You will become totally invested in each of these
characters and their struggles and root for a happy
Can't wait for the next installment from Ms. Mallery and
THE GIRLS OF MISCHIEF BAY!
Susan Mallery, the New York Times bestselling author of
Three Sisters, is world renowned for her "insightful,
and poignant" stories (Booklist). With her brand-new
Mischief Bay series, she brings vivid color to the story
three friends on the brink of a new life.
Nicole Lord wants to be a good wife, but there's a
difference between being supportive and supporting her
husband, who quit his job to write a screenplay she's
seen. He won't even help take care of their son, leaving
Nicole to run the house and work full-time.
Sacrificing a personal life for her career is how Shannon
Rigg became VP at her firm, but she wonders now whether
made the right choice. An exciting new relationship with
great guy convinces her that it might not be too late—
he drops a bombshell that has her questioning whether she
really can have it all.
Although Pam Eiland adores her husband, she feels
now that the kids are grown. Finding sexy new ways to
surprise him brings the heat and humor back to their
marriage, but when unexpected change turns her life
down, she'll have to redefine herself. Again.
Through romance and heartbreak, laughter and tears, the
girls of Mischief Bay will discover that life is richer
friends at your side.