Love & Punishment - Wendy Harmer
Dear Francie,My boyfriend left me for my best friend a year ago and now he wants me to come to counselling with him to help him get over the guilt. What do you think?'Of course once Francie would have thought it was a good idea. Two people sitting down like adults and resolving their conflict, moving on, being happy. But not now.She typed: Take to his car with a hammer and tell him the only place you'll go with him is to a panel beater.'Francie writes the Seriously Single column for the Sunday Press. Nick - the man she thought she'd spend the rest of her life with - has dumped her for an older woman. To say that Francie is annoyed would be a serious understatement. Struggling to deal with the bleak landscape of her new life, Francie signs up for therapy and moves into a shared household with a trio of supposedly swingin' singles.But Francie has a secret. A dirty little secret of nasty revenge. Her nightmare is that one day all will be revealed.That couldn't happen ... could it?A fast, poignant and funny novel about life, love and a shiny, sharp pair of scissors.