... The Hot Flash Club
Ballantine, Jan 2004, 21.95, 324 pp.
The four middle aged women meet at a Boston party where they share doubts about their future in light of recent defeats. The quartet hits a chord and vows to help one another, forming the aptly named Hot Flash Club.
Faye the widowed artist feels as if she cannot paint anymore. However, helping scientist Marilyn solve a locked door mystery goes a long way for her to recover her confidence.... The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again
Ballantine, Dec 2004, 22.95, 336 pp.
For almost two decades Polly struggled to maintain a positive relationship with her mother-in-law, the frozen tundra Claudia. She vowed to warmly welcome the wife of her son David into the family. However, she has deep concerns when David weds a Birkenstock organic farmer Amy; she struggles with her relationship with David.
Reticent PhD candidate Beth Grey and athletic carpenter Sonny You...