When it comes to sisterly rivalry, the MacLeod family has a long history and with the social event of the year looming, there are bound to be some fireworks. Natalie wants the perfect wedding. Milly longs to be able to fit into something other than her maternity trousers. Avril secretly dreams of settling down with an unmarried man. And Hazel, the baby of the family, just wishes she was taken more seriously.
Forced together for the first time in years, it's not long before they slip into old habits and childhood squabbles. But when tragedy strikes and all plans have to be put aside, it's surprising who's there to lean on. But all the more surprising are the skeletons that are about to come out of the rather crowded MacLeod closet...
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"Makes sibling rivalry funny." CosmopolitanBook Description:
'Makes sibling rivalry funny' Cosmopolitan
'A cracking book with the entangled plot developing at great speed, one of the best in this area' BOOKSELLER
A wonderfully warm and witty debut novel about family secrets and sibling rivalry
The four MacLeod sisters are no strangers to sisterly rivalry and with one of them about to be married, there are bound to be fireworks. Perfectionist Natalie wants the 'wedding of the year'. Harassed mother, Milly, just wishes her bridesmaid's dress wasn't the size of a tent. Career-obsessed Avril secretly moons over a married man and world traveler, Hazel, the youngest, yearns to be taken seriously. Forced together for the first time in years, and with an unexpected guest stirring up old resentments, squabbles are inevitable. But when tragedy strikes things really fly apart - as some shocking skeletons emerge rattling from the crowded MacLeod closet...
'A rollicking read' Carol Smith, author of Twilight Hour
'Ellie Campbell's infectious sense of fun is immensely cheering. Her stories are a gorgeous blend of memorable characters, plot-twisting treats and heart-warming nostalgia. I hope the Ellie Campbell phenomenon is here to stay' Fiona Walker
'I totally ate this one up. A great book for anyone with a sister! Heck you don't even have to have a sister to get the humor!' Reading Renee Reviews
'The writing achieves the balance between lightheartedness and truth to look at family ties -- cosy, lovely, messy, and uncomfortable, all tangled up -- with real affection and honesty' -Vine Voice
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Book Description Arrow Books Ltd, UK, 2008. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Available Now. Size: 12.9 x 2.7 x 19.8 cm. 432 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; ISBN: 0099520028. ISBN/EAN: 9780099520023. Inventory No: B240-1063. Bookseller Inventory # B240-1063
Book Description Arrow, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099520028