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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Contemporary Women
  • Language:English
  • Pages:230
  • eBook ISBN:9781483511184

Auntie Rita is Coming to London

...and other stories

by Marella Albion

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Overview
Letizia is looking forward to some peace after an exhausting day spent giving as good as she got from her boss, when suddenly her aunt Rita calls. The accident-prone, cheerful, God-fearing, garrulous aunt Rita announces she is coming to visit. Soon. Horrified at the potential for accidents and misunderstandings, Letizia braces herself for trouble. When auntie Rita finally arrives, there will be food galore, shrewd career advice and a letter that could not be posted.
Description
Letizia is looking forward to some peace after an exhausting day spent giving as good as she got from her boss, when suddenly her aunt Rita calls. The accident-prone, cheerful, no-nonsense, God-fearing, garrulous aunt Rita announces she is coming to visit. Soon. Horrified at the potential for accidents and misunderstandings, Letizia braces herself for trouble. When auntie Rita finally arrives, there will be food galore, shrewd career advice and a letter that could not be posted. Gigi has just found out that the job she is 'panting, screaming, aching for' at the 'Venerable Institution' has become vacant. Now is the time to send a killer job application, but first she must buttonhole the incumbent to find out a few details about the job. The trouble is: she must find him in an alcohol-fuelled, overcrowded media PR party, while trying to get a coveted quote from the financial tycoon everybody wants to interview. Beatrice, Ian and Charlotte are looking forward to the return of their flatmate Lara from a trip around the world. Any time soon, she will be back with her easy-going ways and a husband in tow. Who would have thought that laid-back, fun-loving Lara would turn into a sudden bride? Henry knows his darling Artemisia is up to something: she has started something, which takes up two nights a week, she is whispering conspiratorially to her best friend all the time, while her ineffectual boyfriend 'Mr Caring and Sharing' dreams of making a difference in South America. Meanwhile, Henry's rival is back and has a few home truths in store for him. Henry is determined to discover Artemisia's secret plans. Instead, he will get the whole truth.
About the author
Marella is a journalist, entrepreneur and writer living in London. 'Auntie Rita is coming to London' is her début short stories collection. She is currently working on a new book, a family saga spanning three generations in Italy, Germany and the UK. She likes travelling, learning languages, cooking, cycling, walking, chocolate, meeting new people and reading, reading, reading.
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