Tilly has the day from hell when she's sacked from her barristers' chambers in the morning, then finds her husband in bed with her former best friend in the afternoon. She escapes to her mother, Roxy - a sassy solicitor whose outrageous take on men, work and family life is the despair of her more conventional daughter. Roxy comes up with a radical plan for their future - they'll set up an all-female law firm which will only champion women who have been cheated, put upon, attacked, ripped off or ruined by the men in their lives.
In court, Tilly finds herself up against Jack Cassidy, the smooth-talking, politically incorrect, legal love god who broke her heart at law school. Jack is fluent in three languages – English, sarcasm and flirtation… but if he's so loathsome, then why is she committing Acute Lust in the 3rd degree?
When a case lands on the doorstep that threatens to change all their lives, Tilly finds herself dangerously close to taking the law into her own hands… Will Jack's cunning ways and expertise in emotional break and enter derail her quest for justice? Or will the women take on the boys… and win?
Kathy is in full sizzling form
It's a novel of comic genius
Bawdy and wise-cracking...she has a terrific turn of phrase.
Reliably hilarious...A smart, witty read.
More joy from the Empress of Punning ...sharp, funny and very readable.
In Best Laid Plans, Kathy Lette tackles the subject of a single mother raising an autistic son and helping him find love. Here, Kathy shares how her own experiences raising her son Jules shaped the story