A wry, wise new novel of Southern dreams and second chances.
On the morning of her birthday, Vonda Thayer awakes from her American Dream to realize she?s living a domestic nightmare. She plays happy homemaker to two whiny, self-absorbed teenagers, a ranting, divorced monster-in-law, and her knocked-up oldest daughter, who?s just moved home to escape a deadbeat boyfriend. In her free time, Vonda stalks her no-good husband and his bimbo du jour. And now her ailing, cantankerous father-in- law?the monster?s very estranged ex?needs a nursemaid and a place to recover. Vonda seriously needs to replace that white picket fence with barbed wire.
When a hurricane rips through north Florida, it threatens to tear her already fragile family completely apart. It?s up to Vonda to help them weather the storm and learn a few survival instincts in the process. The sun?s going down on this desperate housewife, and dawn?s breaking on a new, improved Vonda Thayer?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisMB - LibraryThing
Can't beat the monster-in-law in this book, she is witty. I am impressed with this humorous look into the life of a married woman, the crazy family she has and the stink of a husband of hers. Good summer read. Read full review
Review: Stormy WeatherUser Review - Jill - Goodreads
This book was very poorly written. I had trouble getting through the first few chapters because the writing and character development had no flow. It had the same theme as many summer reads do, under ... Read full review