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Uptown Girl

By Olivia Goldsmith

From the bestselling author of The First Wives’ Club and Young Wives, a sparkling New York comedy about making plans for other people – and then tripping yourself up in them.

There’s something magical about Billy Nolan. It’s not just that he’s wickedly attractive, it’s that any woman he dates and dumps (and he dates and dumps them all) immediately goes on to marry someone else.

Sassy, uptown New Yorker Kate is immune to Billy’s charms – she left Brooklyn behind a long time ago, and she’s not about to fall under the spell of a handsome waster from the old neighbourhood. Besides, she’s dating the eminently suitable Michael. But perhaps the ‘Billy effect’ will work for Kate’s friend, Bina, who has fallen apart because her almost-fiancé, Jack, is going away to ‘explore his singleness’.

All Kate has to do is get Billy to date Bina and dump her – and then await Jack’s return and watch the magic happen. It’s a great plan and at first it seems to be working. But the one thing Kate hasn’t considered is how Billy feels about it all…

Format: Hardback
Release Date: 07 Apr 2003
Pages: 384
ISBN: 978-0-00-713333-8
Price: £17.99 (Export Price) , £17.99, €28.38
Olivia Goldsmith is an extremely promotable author and Hollywood scriptwriter. Her first novel, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, was made into a very successful movie. Others of her novels are in development, including YOUNG WIVES. She lives in New York.

”'If you like Sex and the City you'll love this sassy comedy.” - The Sun

”'A gorgeous witty story… It's Sex and the City and more.” - Australian Woman's Day

ACCLAIM FOR OLIVIA GOLDSMITH:'Goldsmith's characters are wilful, robust, amusing and delightfully credible'Mail on Sunday -

'Goldsmith hands out her characters'rewards and comeuppances like Jane Austen dealing blackjack… You keep licking your fingers and reaching for the next page as if it were another potato chip'Newsweek -

'What a great feeling to fall into the capable hands of Olivia Goldsmith. The author of The First Wives Club and Bestseller always serves up believable characters in slightly outlandish situations in a mixture that makes highly entertaining reading…'People -

'Full of wisecracks, and gossip… Olivia Goldsmith can keep you reading'Cosmopolitan -