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THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS
Genre: Mainstream, Chick lit
Shopaholic series author Kinsella delivers another charming chick lit confection in this stand-alone novel.
London corporate lawyer Samantha Sweeting is on the verge of making partner when she discovers her mistake has cost a client £50 million. In shock, she leaves the office, wanders onto a train and ends up in the rural Cotswolds. She knocks on the door of an estate, looking only for a glass of water, and is mistaken for an aspiring housekeeper.
In typical screwball--and yes, slightly incredulous--Kinsella fashion, Sam gets the job and begins a surprisingly relaxed new life. So what if she can't cook or clean? Scrummy gardener Nathaniel offers salvation in the form of domestic lessons from his mother. But when
The breezy tone and mishap-laden plot are Kinsella trademarks, but for the first time, the heroine's troubles stem from being a fish out of water rather than naive or foolish. Sam's story is
Reviewed By: Tara Gelsomino
Publisher: Dial Press
Published: July 2005