As Good As It Got by Isabel Sharpe

By Isabel Sharpe

Ann Redding has taken each awful factor existence has thrown at her and dealt with it rather well, thanks a great deal. All she wishes is to get her lifestyles again on track...but that will not take place until she makes her anxious friends and family backtrack by means of 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 host of sandal-clad, makeup-boycotting ladies. 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 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 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. probably it was once destiny that introduced them jointly at Camp Kinsonu, probably simply undesirable good fortune. yet 3 strangers are approximately to bond on an event they did not ask for—and observe that lives they idea have been pretty much as good because it acquired may perhaps unexpectedly get significantly better.

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Bianca, beautiful and impeccably dressed as always, would show courage, dignity, and enough sorrow to convey her grief, but not enough to spoil her makeup. The children would be somber and achingly attractive. Hearts would break all over the state, watching the brave family cope with such devastating loss. Martha got to wallow in the devastation all by herself, in eye-swelling, face-contorting, all-out grief, over and over again. Eldon could be replaced in the political world. No doubt his frigid wife would make a fine senator in Montpelier.

Right now she was breathing the beautiful clear sea air as if it were a delicious gift. ” Cindy drew closer, hand outstretched, drinking in the style and beauty of the new arrival the same way the new arrival was drinking in the pure air. But then this kind of woman wouldn’t be thrilled to meet someone like Cindy. ” They shook, the woman’s lackluster grip taking Cindy by surprise. She looked forceful enough to complete a triathalon, then come back to start her real workout. ” Cindy clapped her hands together.

More staff members were introduced. The cook, the massage therapist, the kayaking instructor, the art teacher. Each told matter-of-fact stories of pain that had led them to this place and inspired them to stay on to help others. Ann fidgeted through it all, uncomfortable with people tossing off casual stories of suffering and redemption. She looked around at the stricken faces of her fellow Kinsonuites, traces of tears glistening on cheeks. Okay. Maybe she was just an unfeeling bitch. Patrick the Wild Boy had scored the most dramatic tale.

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