By Isabel Sharpe
Ann Redding has taken each awful factor lifestyles has thrown at her and dealt with it rather well, thanks greatly. All she wishes is to get her lifestyles again on track...but that will not take place until eventually she makes her frightened friends and family backtrack via spending weeks at Camp Kinsonu, a retreat for unexpectedly unmarried ladies. Now she's caught sitting round a campfire, making a song "I Am lady" with a number of sandal-clad, makeup-boycotting girls. If she does not get out of there quickly, they will be sizing her for Birkenstocks. Kinsonu, an idyllic retreat at the coast of Maine, is meant to be a spot for brand spanking new wish and new beginnings. yet Ann does not belong in an estrogen Eden, she belongs in a company boardroom. nonetheless, the camp has its compensations—she's grudgingly befriended another "inmates," together with Cindy, who truthfully believes she's simply killing time until eventually her serial-cheating husband comes crawling again. And Martha, shy, obese, and mysteriously silent in regards to the guy she's there to recover from. possibly it was once destiny that introduced them jointly at Camp Kinsonu, might be simply undesirable success. yet 3 strangers are approximately to bond on an event they did not ask for—and observe that lives they notion have been pretty much as good because it bought might by surprise get significantly better.
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Men didn’t come up to her and start talking. Go away seemed extreme, but it was on the tip of her tongue. ” “What’s your name? I’m Patrick. I work here at camp. ” He grinned as if she was a celebrity he’d been wanting to meet all his life. ” She wasn’t sure if it was mutual, but she murmured something polite. “That’s a great shawl. Is that a prayer shawl? ” “Yeah, okay. All right. ” He lifted his hands from the rock, examined his palms, brushed them off and settled them down again, staring out into the bay.
If that wasn’t enough, the light in Betsy’s blue eyes shone with utter faith. ” Martha nodded, fighting for control and calm. She’d stay. Not for Betsy, not for Patrick, but because she couldn’t bring herself to disappoint Eldon. Chapter 5 nn stepped onto Cabin Four’s screened-in porch and greedily inhaled the soft night air. She would have loved to say she’d come out to become one with the natural world, but she was actually escaping. Behind her in the common area, she could still hear Dinah prattling.
She suspected she’d been fired partly for her lack of that attitude. If a challenge or opportunity arose, she went for a solution or score by herself. Who else could she trust? Paul. She laughed sickeningly. Oh, yes, please, someone turn up the irony, we’re all getting too cozy here. A self-pitying tear tried to enter her eye, and she scowled until it retreated. She was tired. The drive up had been hell, temperatures murderously near ninety in Massachusetts and traffic up the wazoo on I-95. She’d cranked up the A/C in the Mercedes, blasted Cindy Lauper’s She’s So Unusual, the Beatle’s Rubber Soul, and Joni Mitchell’s Blue albums, singing along in her ragged voice, which made valiant leaps toward pitches rather than landing on them.
As Good As It Got by Isabel Sharpe