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Allen, Sarah Addison.

The sugar queen / Sarah Addison Allen. - London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2008. - 341 pages ; 23 cm.

Twenty-seven-year-old Josey Cirrini is sure of three things: winter in her North Carolina hometown is her favourite season, she’s a sorry excuse for a Southern belle, and sweets are best eaten in the privacy of her hidden closet. For while Josey has settled into an uneventful life in her mother’s house, her one consolation is the stockpile of sugary treats and paperback romances she escapes to each night…. Until she finds it harbouring none other than local waitress Della Lee Baker, a tough-talking, tenderhearted woman who is one part nemesis—and two parts fairy godmother… Fleeing a life of bad luck and big mistakes, Della Lee has decided Josey’s clandestine closet is the safest place to crash. In return she’s going to change Josey’s life—because, clearly, it is not the closet of a happy woman. With Della Lee’s tough love, Josey is soon forgoing pecan rolls and caramels, tapping into her startlingly keen feminine instincts, and finding her narrow existence quickly expanding.

9780340935750 (hbk.) 0340935758 (hbk.)

GBA863481 bnb

014606946 Uk


Female friendship--Fiction.
Food habits--Fiction.
Life change events--Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology)--Fiction.
Mothers and daughters--Fiction.
Friendship--Fiction.
Interpersonal relations--Fiction.
Chick lit.


North Carolina--Fiction.


Domestic fiction.
General fiction.
Chick lit.

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