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The Younger Man
by Sarah Tucker
On the verge of turning 40, Hazel Chamberlayne is quite happy to be single--until the sensitive and smart Joe Ryan, who's roughly ten years her junior, walks into her office. Hazel is more than intrigued, but can this relationship cynic learn to love a man? Original.
Paperback, 264 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Red Dress Ink
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This book started a bit slow but picked up after awhile to the point I didn't want to put it down. It's your typical Chick lit where you have a strong woman who thinks she knows her own mind and how she wants to live life at age 40. Then she meets a man 10 years her junior who makes her take a second look at her life. She also has a varied group of girlfriends with their own confusing lives. It wasn't as humorous as some of the chick lit I have read but had a bit more sex than some too so trade- ...more
Dec 20, 2010 Karielle at Books à la Mode rated it it was amazing
The English really do do it better. I discovered the delightful Sarah Tucker when I first picked up her novel, The Last Year of Being Single. It didn't seem like my type of story, but after reading the first page, I was eager to find out what would happen by the last. When I finished it, I felt sort of changed. I felt like I had to do something; I felt like it wouldn't be quite right for me to just close the book and put it place it on my bookshelf and forget about it forever. So I went online a ...more
Author Biography: British author Sarah Tucker is an award-winning travel journalist and broadcaster. She divides her time between England and France, and only has room for one man in her life: her four-year-old son, Thomas.More about Sarah Tucker...