By Louise Bagshawe
Diana Foxton has all of it. wealthy, British and gorgeous she is married to the top of a publishing empire and fills her days with lunches, inside adorning and garments buying. by no means out of the society pages, she hosts the main observed events in new york and makes being the precise spouse an artwork shape. Then she discovers her husband is having an affair, her glamorous bubble is burst and she or he reveals herself with none cash or any skills, refrained from through the glittering society that after embraced her. by myself for the 1st time, she takes the one activity she will get, and settles awkwardly right into a very diverse lifestyles. yet can she make it on her personal? And why does her new boss, the good-looking Michael Cicero, take loads excitement in looking at her fight?
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Most of them ran to fat, let themselves go, had moles, hair and dimpled skin. Whatever his reputation as a raider, he didn't have a matching one as a playboy like so, many of the wide-boys kicking corporate ass in the big city. He could get it up and he certainly got around. Furthermore he realised that having the right woman was important, like having the right car. That was why Ernie had chosen Diana. She was the best, which was what he had to hae. But she didn't do much for him. Ernie slid his thin frame into the ancient leather armchair and flicked on his computer, the only modern touch in the room.
She resolved to wear nothing but lip glosses from now on in. Or at least until she got bored with them. So the clubs were done. What about London's culture? There was an awful lot of it, but what Londoner ever bothered to go? The British Museum, the National I9 Gallery ... just pretty piles of stone you drove past on your way down to the King's Road. She might miss her family, but Daddy had been pretty sour once the wedding bills had finally come in, and Ma was still bugging her about Ernie not being the right chap, and her sisters Iseult and Camilla both thought she should get a job, which was insanity, of course.
Janet Jensen, a new underling of his, was a prime example. Ernie tried to imagine Janet spending days picking out the perfect duck-egg-blue trim for the guest bathroom - impossible, the hatchet-faced old boot. Janet types had brains; Diana types were arm ornaments and then there were sluts, Ernie's favourite kind of girl. After dinner, he gave his wife a brief peck on the cheek before heading to his study. It wouldn't hurt for her to butter up the Yanks. It was part of the reason he'd slipped that three-carat Tiffany rock on her finger.
A Kept Woman by Louise Bagshawe