Around the Bend

by Shirley Jump


Contemporary Romance, Literature and Fiction: Chick Lit

March 2, 2010

ISBN-10: 0373230877

ISBN-13: 9780373230877

Available in: Trade Size

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Around the Bend
by Shirley Jump

Thelma and Louise they’re not.

First of all, Hilary and Rosemary Delaney are not friends—worse, they’re mother and daughter. Hilary’s a wayward thirty-something running from a marriage proposal, and Rosemary’s her disapproving mother, a retired lawyer who can’t drive and won’t fly.

So they’re driving together across country.

In a cherry-red Mustang.

With a potbellied pig named Reginald, and a life-size cutout of Rosemary’s late husband.

Should be a fun trip.

As the miles tick by, Hilary ponders why the word “marriage” has her so terrified and finds she’s got a lot to learn—about her mother, love and life in general. Together, Hilary and Rosemary will discover what’s around the bend...if they don’t drive each other crazy, or drive off a cliff first.

Includes the bonus book The Other Wife.

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Shirley Jump's Bio

Writing has not only been Shirley Jump's Life, but also her passion. She wrote her first published article at the age of eleven and was hired as a reporter for a weekly newspaper at twelve. In the ensuing years, she wrote more than 3000 articles for national and local publications before turning her writing skills toward romance novels.

Originally from Massachusetts, she received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Massachusetts, graduating with honors. She now lives in the Midwest with her husband and two children.

In addition to writing for Silhouette Romance, Shirley also writes single title romantic comedies for Kensington Books.

Readers can contact her at Shirley Jump, P.O. Box 5126, Fort Wayne, IN 46895 or by emailing her at [email protected] om