By Helen Smith
After her husband leaves her for one more lady, twentysomething Londoner Alison Temple rapidly applies for a task on the very P.I. enterprise she employed to capture her philandering ex. She hopes it will likely be the switch of scene she so desperately must flow on together with her shattered existence. on the all-female Fitzgerald’s Bureau of research, she spends her days monitoring misplaced items and her nights shadowing untrue husbands. yet it doesn't matter what the case, none of her consumers can evaluate to the attention-grabbing characters in her own lifestyles. There’s her boss, the estimable and tidy Mrs. Fitzgerald; Taron, Alison’s eccentric ally, who claims her mom is a witch; Jeff, her love-struck, poetry-writing neighbor; and—last yet now not least—her psychic postman. Her relationships with all of them turn into entangled while she joins Taron for a highway journey to the beach and stumbles right into a misadventure of epic proportions! smart, quirky, and infused with only a trace of magic, this funny literary novel introduces a memorable heroine being affected by the typical complexities of recent existence.
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