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A week in paradise—with the ex-girlfriend from Hell.

Winifred Martin has a new job, newfound confidence, and a glamorous new lover. In fact, after moving on from a heart-wrenching breakup, Win has a whole new life.

Benedikte (Benny) Fiske has also sold up and moved on, too—to a wonderful Greek island where she can invest in herself again and find peace and quiet.

When Win arr...more
ebook, 190 pages
Published July 13th 2009 by Boldstrokes Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Oooo, i LOVED this book. it was perfect, or i was in the perfect state of mind for it. But i'm pretty sure i'll love reading this book at any time. Reviews said it was humorous, but i didn't expect to be laughing out loud as much as i did. And yet it still managed to have some hot love scenes in it. not a ton, mind you. this book will stand out for it's humor and story telling, more so than being 'hot'. but the author still serves that up to some extent.

Benny and Win broke up 3 years ago. then -...more
Oct 09, 2012 M rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Wow - I don't think that I have read a full length novel so fast I my life.

The characters and situations pull you from one scene to another, at a wonderful pace. The writing is very humourous, with zingers flying off the page and set pieces that almost read like an episode of "Fawlty Towers".

Loved that Benny was just so awful, favourite passage is very early on in the book but set the whole tone

"“My God, Win.” Then, “Where’s your other half?”

“She…she’s paying the taxi driver.” Win whipped off...more
Elaine Burnes
I’ve had this one for some time (paperback; not ebook but that was the only option here). I knew it gotten good reviews. I “know” Gill from the Lesbian Fiction Forum and figured if she could write great posts there, she could probably pull off a novel. ;) Yet, the first time I started this, I stopped when I realized it had multiple POVs. I just didn’t have the energy to deal with it. Most times multiple POVs are used by inexperienced writers and they flub it up badly. But I was in the mood to tr...more
4.5... A really fun (ear-to-ear--grin-laugh-out - loud type) read. The smidgen of Greek mythology (though not told properly) didn't hurt either. Story of finding love, making mistakes, moving on, self-discovery and finding that some things that seem lost were just hidden behind emotional rubble.
Claudia Carr
Loved this book, it was witty and fun and dealt surprisingly well with serious issues such as cheating and what's important in life.
Katelyn Macri
Laugh out loud funny.
I suppose that the intent was a light and mostly fun romance, kind of a farce/romance with the perk of happening in Greece. However, it didn’t work for me since I didn’t find it funny and I didn’t get a glimpse of the Greece I know, only of a resort in Lesvos. The characters are either rather shallow (e.g. Win for whom change means a diet and starting to sleep around) or even cartoon-like with Amira as the culprit. The improbable plot also didn’t help.
I really loved this book i was able to read it within two hours.
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I work in IT. I'm from Ireland, and still visit there a couple of months a year to see family and friends. I do contract work in England and live the rest of the year in Lesvos until I have to 'return to earn' and it starts all over again. A simple life really...

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