Ladies with Options (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2001 - Fiction - 352 pages
26 Reviews
Minnesota, 1983 The Mostly Methodist Club met Saturday morning year-round, but was at its best in autumn and winter, when it helped steel the ladies for the Sundays their men spent watching TV sports with eyes glazed like so many holiday hams… The mostly-married, mostly-middle-aged members of the Mostly Methodist Club (Deborah Cohen made it “Mostly”) were used to swapping recipes, not stock tips. They’d taken few risks in their lives, and had even fewer adventures. But when a pink-haired young rebel named Skye found her way into the group, things changed. The ladies had already begun looking into investment opportunities, after realizing that their retirement earnings would barely keep them in Burpee seeds and baking powder. But it was Skye who tipped them off to a struggling new company that might be worth sinking a few dollars into. A company that was developing some interesting new technology. A company run by a man named Bill Gates…






  

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Review: Ladies with Options (Larksdale Ladies #1)

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Review: Ladies with Options (Larksdale Ladies #1)

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I enjoyed this novel. It reminded me of a group of women back east who had formed an investment club and then wrote a book about it. These ladies are middle class, Midwest Methodist matrons who in ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTIONFair Warningby Sophia Peters JD
CHAPTER ONEThe Ladies Get an Idea
CHAPTER TWOThe Bad News from Gladys
All the Good Advice in the World
CHAPTER FOURI Enter the Story
CHAPTER FIVEThe Ladies Go Shopping
CHAPTER SIXThe Outing
CHAPTER SEVENA Very Small Miracle
CHAPTER THIRTYEIGHTMeeting the General
CHAPTER THIRTYNINEDolly and Her Husband
CHAPTER FORTYDollys Problem
CHAPTER FORTYONEThe Meeting
CHAPTER FORTYTWOThe Bad News Gets Worse
CHAPTER FORTYTHREEAt Dollys
CHAPTER FORTYFOURTough Times Everywhere
CHAPTER FORTYFIVEGo East Young Sophia

CHAPTER EIGHTMartha and Skye Part One
CHAPTER NINEMartha and Skye Part Two
CHAPTER TENSkye Breaks Loose
CHAPTER ELEVENThe CUG
CHAPTER TWELVECarter
CHAPTER THIRTEENA Funny Little Company
CHAPTER FOURTEENI Pick a Job
CHAPTER FIFTEENMy Brilliant Career
CHAPTER SIXTEENGladys Makes a Score
CHAPTER SEVENTEENAiding and Abetting
CHAPTER EIGHTEENMy Socalled Social Life
CHAPTER NINETEENFather OSophia or the Good Times Start to Roll
CHAPTER TWENTYLove Wafflesand Zorro
CHAPTER TWENTYONEBreaking Out
CHAPTER TWENTYTWOCombat
CHAPTER TWENTYTHREEDeborah Builds an Empire
CHAPTER TWENTYFOURVic Part One
CHAPTER TWENTYFIVEThe Summer of the Vics
CHAPTER TWENTYSIXThe Plays the Thing
CHAPTER TWENTYSEVENThe Great Vic Hat Toss
CHAPTER TWENTYEIGHTThe Debriefing
CHAPTER TWENTYNINEFrankie and Debbie
CHAPTER THIRTYA New Officeand Heidi
CHAPTER THIRTYONEThe Ladies Are Rich
CHAPTER THIRTYTWOI Come Out Swinging
CHAPTER THIRTYTHREEThe Roof Falls In
CHAPTER THIRTYFOURThe Consequences of Success
CHAPTER THIRTYFIVEAbout Prairie Machine
CHAPTER THIRTYSIXA Cold Christmas
CHAPTER THIRTYSEVENPoor Agnes
CHAPTER FORTYSIXGladys Steps Out
CHAPTER FORTYSEVENThe Club Hits the Fan
CHAPTER FORTYEIGHTAs Sane As You or Me
CHAPTER FORTYNINETwo Short Conversations
CHAPTER FIFTYThe Truth of Our Situation
CHAPTER FIFTYONEDecision Time
CHAPTER FIFTYTWOAmazing Veronica
CHAPTER FIFTYTHREEI Hire a Consultant
CHAPTER FIFTYFOURRough Justice
CHAPTER FIFTYFIVEI Cut a Deal
CHAPTER FIFTYSIXA Beautiful Friendship
CHAPTER FIFTYSEVENThe Roof Falls In
CHAPTER FIFTYEIGHTAfternoon at the Maitlands
CHAPTER FIFTYNINEThe Damnedest Thing
CHAPTER SIXTYThe Ladies Vote
CHAPTER SIXTYONEThe Perfect Man Except   
CHAPTER SIXTYTWOThe Storm Blows In
CHAPTER SIXTYTHREEWorking Again
CHAPTER SIXTYFOURWe Sprint for the Finish
CHAPTER SIXTYFIVEThe Best Meeting Ever
CHAPTER SIXTYSIXThe Longest Day
CHAPTER SIXTYSEVENThe Worst Night Ever
CHAPTER SIXTYEIGHTWe Bring the House Down
CHAPTER SIXTYNINEMilts Idea of Fun
CHAPTER SEVENTYWheeling and Dealing
CHAPTER SEVENTYONEThe Short Goodbye
CHAPTER SEVENTYTWOA Funny Time for a Chat
CHAPTER SEVENTYTHREEWe Go Public
CHAPTER THE LASTHappily Ever After
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Cynthia Hartwick has a Ph.D. in English and also attended film school. When not writing, she works as a business consultant. She is the author of "Ladies with Options,

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