Today is TWG’s stop on the blog tour for Shari Low’s ‘The Other Wives Club’, and I am bringing you a guest post! Stay tuned though as I’ll no doubt be bringing you a review at some stage too, this book has alerted my curiosity!
Thank you Shari for the guest post, and Aria for inviting me on the tour!
“When the voyage of a lifetime comes with excess baggage…”
‘Was she was involved in any clubs at school and if not, what club would she have made up?’
Thanks for the question! I was in every sports club at school, netball, hockey, athletics, volleyball, even when my teenage rebel kicked in and I realised that boys were much more fun than galloping around a field on a Saturday morning in the bitter cold of a Scottish winter.
I blame this mindshift on Jackie Collins. If I could have made up a club, it would have been the Jackie Collins Life Aspirations Society, as reading her books at a shamelessly young age gave me the firm conviction that I’d one day live in LA and have windswept, breath-taking affairs with blokes called Dirk and Lance.
I’m still waiting. However, the theme of taking ordinary people and putting them in hopelessly glamorous, sexy situations definitely applies to The Other Wives Club.
The three women in Drew Gold’s “Wives Club” are his first wife Sarah, 49, his second spouse Mona, 38, and his new bride, Tess, 23.
They are all at different stages in life, each one dealing with her own issues.
Tess is wondering if her driven, workaholic husband will ever make time to actually see her, never mind start the family she longs for.
Bitchy fashion journalist, Mona, now remarried to a wealthy businessman, is contemplating whether she should give up mindless affairs with finely-sculpted male models.
And Sarah, mother of Drew’s adult children, has decided that after fifteen years of romantic drought, it’s time to bin the big knickers and start living again.
The women have no desire to be in each other’s company, but they’re thrown together when Drew invites his extended family, past and present, to join him on a luxury cruise to celebrate his 50th birthday.
Will Tess get the romantic, relaxing break she’s hoping for?
Will Mona manage to stay faithful and sort out her floundering marriage?
Will Sarah find love and manage to stop herself from tossing the woman who stole her husband overboard?
And which relationships will still be afloat by the time they get back to dry land?
Thank you Shari for the fabulous guest post!
About the author.
Shari Low writes a weekly opinion column and a Book Club page for the Daily Record. The latter is her dream job because it means she gets to lie on the sofa with the latest Harlan Coben novel and call it work. Over the years, Shari has decamped to Shanghai, Hong Kong, New York, London and LA, but now lives in Glasgow. Thankfully, she has been married to a very laid-back guy for twenty three years and has two athletic sons, aged 14 and 15, who think she’s fairly embarrassing, except when they need a lift somewhere. For this reason, she regularly writes while sitting in sports centre car parks drinking coffee from a styrofoam cup
Three women thrown together on a surprise Mediterranean cruise to celebrate a milestone birthday of the man they all once loved. What could possibly go wrong?
Tess Gold – the current wife.
When Tess married Drew Gold, she knew his two ex-wives were still in his life.
Now Drew has planned a luxury cruise to celebrate his birthday … and the former Mrs. Golds are all coming too.
Mona Gold – the second wife.
When it comes to style, fashion editor, Mona, never puts a Louboutin wrong.
Now it’s time to reclaim the only man she ever really loved … if she can tempt Drew away from his new wife for a second time.
Sarah Gold – the first wife, the original.
When Drew left her for Mona, Sarah’s emotions went into hibernation.
Now she’s decided to shave those legs and start living again…
The Other Wives Club by Shari Low, published by Aria Fiction, can be purchased now from Amazon