Nicole Lord wants to be a good wife, but there's a difference between being supportive and supporting her husband, who quit his job to write a screenplay she's never seen. He won't even help take care of their son, leaving Nicole to run the house and work full-time.
Sacrificing a personal life for her career is how Shannon Rigg became VP at her firm, but she wonders now whether she made the right choice. An exciting new relationship with a great guy convinces her that it might not be too late—until he drops a bombshell that has her questioning whether she really can have it all.
Although Pam Eiland adores her husband, she feels restless now that the kids are grown. Finding sexy new ways to surprise him brings the heat and humor back to their marriage, but when unexpected change turns her life upside down, she'll have to redefine herself. Again.
Through romance and heartbreak, laughter and tears, the girls of Mischief Bay will discover that life is richer with friends at your side.
The Girls of Mischief Bay
She headed into the kitchen and flipped on the wall-mounted TV. John got home between five fifteen and five thirty every day. They ate at six—a meal she’d made from scratch. Every Saturday night they either went out to dinner or had an evening with friends. Sunday afternoon the kids came over and they barbecued. On Memorial Day they held a big party, also a barbecue. It was L.A. When in doubt, throw meat on a grill.
She automatically collected the ingredients for biscuits. Self-rising flour, shortening, sugar, buttermilk. She’d stopped using a recipe years ago for nearly everything. Because she knew what she was doing. John liked what she served and didn’t want her to change. They had a routine. Everything was comfortable.
She measured the flour and told herself that comfortable wasn’t the same as old. It was nice. Friendly. Routines meant things went smoothly.
She finished cutting in the shortening, then covered the bowl. That was the trick to her biscuits. To let them rest about twenty minutes.
Lulu sat patiently next to her bowl. As Pam approached, the dog wagged her fluffy tail and widened her eyes in a hopeful expression.
“Yes,” Pam told her. “It is your dinnertime.”
Lulu gave a bark, then followed her to the refrigerator, where the can waited.
Lulu’s diet was an on-going challenge. She was small so didn’t need all that much. She had allergies and skin conditions, not to mention a sensitive stomach. Which meant she ate prescription dog food, consisting of a “novel protein” diet. In her case, duck and sweet potato.
Pam stuck a quarter cup of water into the microwave and hit the start button. After measuring out the right amount of canned food, she swapped the plate for the measuring cup, then started the microwave again. Hot water was stirred into kibble. Lulu had delicate teeth and couldn’t eat regular kibble. So hers was softened with hot water.
They went through this ritual every night, Pam thought as she held out the bowl. Lulu immediately sat, as she was supposed to, then lunged for the bowl and devoured her meal in less than eight seconds.
“You do remember you had breakfast this morning and a snack after lunch, right? You act like we feed you weekly.”
Lulu was too busy licking her bowl to answer.
Pam rolled out the biscuits and put them on the cookie sheet. She covered them with a clean towel and started the oven. She’d barely finished setting the table when she heard the faint rumble of the garage door opener. Lulu took off running down the hall, barking and yipping in excitement.
A few minutes later John walked into the kitchen, their ridiculous dog in his arms. Pam smiled at him and turned her head for their evening kiss. As their lips touched, Lulu scrambled from his arms to hers, then swiped both their chins with her tongue.
“How was your day?” John asked.
As he spoke he crossed to the bottle of wine she’d put on the counter in the butler’s pantry off the kitchen. It was a Cab from a winery they’d visited a few years ago on a trip to Napa.
“Steven’s working on a bid for that new hotel everyone’s been talking about. It’s right on the water. Upscale to the max. He said they were talking about the possibility of twenty-four-karat gold on the faucets in the penthouse. Can you believe it?”
“No. Who would do that? It’s a hotel. Everything has to be scrubbed down daily. How do you clean gold?”
“I know.” John opened the drawer to pull out the foil cutter. “It’s a bathroom. They’re idiots. But if the check clears, what do I care?”
As they spoke, she studied the man she’d been married to for thirty-one years. He was tall, just over six feet, with thick hair that had started going gray. The dark blond color meant the gray wasn’t noticeable, but it was there. Being a man, it only made him look more appealing. A few months ago he’d asked why she wasn’t going gray, too. When she’d reminded him of her visits every six weeks to her hair person, he’d been shocked. John was such a typical guy, it had never occurred to him she colored her hair. Because he thought she was naturally beautiful.
Silly man, she thought affectionately, as she watched him.
He had a few wrinkles around his eyes, but otherwise looked as he had when they’d first met. Those broad shoulders had always appealed to her. These days he claimed he needed to lose ten or fifteen pounds, but she thought he looked just fine.
He was handsome, in a rugged kind of way. He was a good man. Kind and generous. He loved his wife and his kids and his routine. While he had his faults, they were minor and ones she could easily live with. In truth, she had no complaints about John. It was the her-getting-older thing she found faintly annoying.
He pulled out the cork and tested it with his thumbnail, then poured them each a glass of Cab. She slid the biscuits into the oven and set the timer.
“What are we having?” he asked as he handed her a glass.
“Beef burgundy and biscuits.”
His mouth turned up in an easy smile. “I’m a lucky man.”
“Even luckier. You’ll be taking leftovers for lunch tomorrow.”
“You know I love me some leftovers.”
He wasn’t kidding, she thought as she followed him through the kitchen. His idea of heaven was any kind of red meat with leftovers for lunch the following day. He was easy to please.
They went into the sunroom off the back of the house. In the cooler months, the glass room stayed warm. In the summer, they removed the glass and used the space for outdoor living.
Lulu followed them, then jumped up on the love seat where Pam always sat and settled next to her. Pam rubbed her dog’s ears as John leaned back in his chair—a recliner with a matching mate in the family room—and sighed heavily.
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I have read a few of Susan's books and enjoyed them. I am looking forward to this series. A circle of friends adds a richness to life and helps you make it through difficult times. thanks for the excerpt. Nice set up for these characters. Will be interesting to see what happens to their perfect relationship.ReplyDelete
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Most of my good friends ( from high school and the military "family") are scattered all over the country. We see each other mainly at reunions or when we travel through where one may live. What is great about them, is no matter how long it has been since we last saw each other, it seems like only yesterday. We pick up where we left off and have a great visit.
Never did take a girlfriend beach vacation. We were always busy with school or our families. I'm not much of a beach party person. I did take a trip to our families camp on a small mountain lake to spend a weekend with some friends without family. We had a great time, even though we were less than an hour from home. We enjoyed what the lake had to offer and didn't have to worry about younger siblings getting in the way.
My idea of a beach to visit, would be an uncrowded one on a small lake. I have been to many of the beaches in Florida, Myrtle Beach, SC, and some on the Northeast coast. Too crowded for my taste.
I hope the release of THE GIRLS OF MISCHIEF BAY is a big success.
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I love the beach but, like you, I prefer the uncrowded ones. Friends have a beach house near Myrtle Beach. While I love visiting in the summer, my favorite time to go down there is in the off-season when there are fewer people and you feel like the entire beach is yours. ;-)Delete
Isn't that the best, Pat, when you get together with friends you haven't seen in a long time, and it feels as comfortable as ever? There are friendships that transcend time and distance.Delete
Thanks so much for your kind words about THE GIRLS OF MISCHIEF BAY. I appreciate your well wishes!
PJ, oh yes, I agree! Whenever I'm in a crowded tourist place, I think, "This would be wonderful, if only there weren't so many people around." And I'm sure many of them are wishing I would go away, too. LOLDelete
I love Susan's books.I've never had a beach day with my friends but I'd love the idea. We're about half an hour from the shore so we'd have our choices off what lakes to go to..ReplyDelete
A half hour from the shore sounds wonderful!Delete
Oh wow, what fun, Carol! You need to plan it right now! ;)Delete
Congrats to Susan on the upcoming release. I'm a big fan of the Fool's Gold books, but Accidentally Yours was the book that first made me a fan. Most of my good friends are the ones I've met during high school, college and from my various jobs.ReplyDelete
I loved Accidentally Yours! It wasn't my first Mallery book but it's still one of my favorites.Delete
I started reading Susan's books in the early 2000's when she had a series of sheik heroes. I enjoyed her Marcelli winery series and Buchanon family series, the Sweet bakery trilogy, many of the Fool's Gold series, and her Texas series.ReplyDelete
My favorite is the Marcelli California winery series.
Girlfriends I keep in touch with 7 friends from HS As we live in different states with over 1500 miles in between I can not do all the things they schedule. They routinely go to Door County a few times a year and celebrate birthdays. They also meet in my hometown a couple times a year, even though only one of them actually lives there. They go to summer concerts in the park and Milwaukee's annual Summerfest and sporting events :Badger, Brewer and Packer games too. I have 2 close college girlfriends. We are only able to talk via Facebook and cards. We do not get-together any more. Newly acquired -over the past 7 years I work part time. I've made friends but they are more socially related. I don't have the deep bond yet. We get together for coffee, a movie or drinks. One, Connie, is the sweetest, most caring person I have ever met, her heart is pure gold.
Friends are special because they know you: your likes and dislikes, your worries and your family history and your family members . They help you get through the low- rough patches and share the joy of the highs. They always have time for a call, or to answer a question/give advice, or to give an encouraging smile, or to offer a heartfelt kiss.
Yes. We went on a girlfriend trip to Sister Bay, Wisconsin in Door County. We share our lives. We have a few drinks. We go out for dinner. We relax. We swim,. We read. We talk.
The easiest beach for us all to meet is Nashotah Park Beach on Lake Michigan when we visit our hometown.
How wonderful that your high school friendships have remained strong. I grew up in a small town with close friendships that were formed in early grade school. We went through so much together but after graduation, many (including me) moved away to other states and over the years the friendships were lost. I've reconnected with some through Facebook but have no idea where others landed. I really regret that.Delete
Oh, that sounds lovely, Laurie. Lakes are so nice. I love the ocean (obviously, since I'm creating an entire series set in Mischief Bay, which is on the ocean), but there's something really wonderful about freshwater lakes. I hope you'll get to see your friends again soon.Delete
I'm looking forward to visiting Mischief Bay. I recently purchased When We Met, Before We Kiss and Until We Touch. I read your books during my work lunch hour. I just finished The Christmas Wedding Ring. I'm so glad that Molly and Dylan managed to realize what they had together!Delete
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Have you read Susan Mallery's books? You are kidding, right. LOL. Probably almost all of them.
Do you have a favorite Mallery book or series? Hard to pick, but the Bakery series and The Buchanan series.
Tell me about your girlfriends. Are they life-long? Newly acquired? What makes them special? Some lifelong, some newer. We share similar likes and they are all kind, caring and funny people.
Have you ever taken a girlfriend trip to the beach? If you had the opportunity, to what beach would you head? Yes, Atlantic City Beach.
I love the Buchanan family! That's probably my favorite series. :)Delete
Hi, Pat! Thank you so much for your enthusiasm for my books. :)Delete
You know, I've never been to Atlantic City. Sounds like it would be fun. Maybe someday...
I'm a long-time Susan Mallery fan too. I love the Marcellis, but my favorite Mallery books are Two of a Kind and All Summer Long from the Fool's Gold series. An oldie--The Bodyguard and Mrs. Jones--is another favorite, and I was delighted to learn that it is being reissued in a digital version next month.ReplyDelete
I'm not much of a beach girl, although I grew up spending lots of time with my friends at a huge man-made beach a few miles from my home. These days, given my druthers, I head for the mountains. I do love the history of Jekyll Island, but fall rather than summer is my favorite time to visit.
I like Jekyll Island too, Janga. I'll be near there (Sea Island) next fall for a wedding. Looking forward to a return visit.Delete
Thank you, Janga!!! You've named two of my favorite Fool's Gold books, too. You know, I was quite nervous about TWO OF A KIND. I thought readers might find Felicia's genius a little off-putting, but the overwhelming response has been that she's one of readers' favorite characters ever.Delete
I have enjoyed Susan's stories over the years, a favorite being a series with chefs but I don't remember the name of it. I haven't taken a trip to the beach with just friends since I had my kids but when I was young it was definitely a fun thing to do.ReplyDelete
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That's the Buchanan family series, Maureen. I love it too! :)
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I am a longtime reader of Susan's books. My favorites are some of the "old" ones, like the Marcelli Sisters and the Buchanans series. Newer books that I enjoyed are Three Little Words and Christmas on 4th Street.ReplyDelete
I love going to the beach, but I have never gone with girlfriends. It sounds like it would be fun!
Another Marcelli Sisters and Buchanans fan! :)Delete
Thank you, Cheryl! We can meet on the virtual beach in Mischief Bay! ;)Delete
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I have been reading Susan's books for quite awhile now. As for the beach, I am not really a beach person but do remember going with friends during our teen years and having a blast! email@example.comReplyDelete
Even though I grew up on a lake, teen parties at the beach 10 miles away always seemed somehow more exotic. lolDelete
Louise Risser firstname.lastname@example.org I have read Susan's books for quite a while. My favorites are the Buchanan family series.ReplyDelete
And another vote for the Buchanans! Thanks for stopping by today, Louise.Delete
This is an author I've been meaning to read and just haven't as yet. I've had a best friend for over 20 yrs. Our daughters met in girl scouts. We like to take off every once in a while and spend a day at a casino or go shopping and belong to a card club. She still works so we are limited for now but soon...ReplyDelete
I do hope you'll give her a try, catslady. She has some wonderful books!Delete
I don't know what I would do without my girlfriends. I love my husband dearly, but sometimes you just need a little girl time.Delete
I was introduced to Susan Mallory with her Marcelli Sisters and then I found everything she wrote. One of my fav writers. I do not miss any of her new books. I have a group of the best BFF's. We have been together for more than 30yrs. We have spent many great times together and sun sea and sand have been involved a few times.ReplyDelete
How wonderful to have that much history together, Kathleen.Delete
You're so sweet, Kathleen. Thank you for being such a loyal reader. :) I often feel that when readers tell me they love my books, they're saying, "I love your heart, and I love your brain." There's a piece of me in each book that I write, and it's an honor that you allow me to take you on an emotional journey time and again.Delete
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I have read many of Susan's books and enjoyed the Fools Gold series very much. They are all captivating and very special. I have kept up with girlfriends via e-mail but rarely see them since distance is a factor. I love the beach since it is my ultimate favorite vacation destination. We used to spend a week with my sister when we were younger but haven't since the kids grew up but I would love to be there with a girlfriend. A jersey shore beach would be perfect, Wildwood Crest. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)comReplyDelete
Isn't the internet a wonderful invention? Not only does it allow me to keep up with friends easily but I've made treasured friendships with people I've met because of it!Delete
So true, PJ! The internet has made the world a much smaller, more accessible place. It's so much easier to keep in touch with friends far away.Delete
I've read a lot of Susan's books--too many to name a single favorite. I am enjoying her Fool's Gold series now and look forward to reading about The Girls of Mischief Bay. I enjoyed a trip to the beach in Los Cabos, Mexico a week ago. The weather was beautiful and we saw lots of whales! Thanks for the post and giveaway. mochfly (at) swbell (dot) netReplyDelete
I enjoyed a trip to the beach in Los Cabos, Mexico a week agoDelete
Jealous. Very, very jealous. ;-)
Oh wow, that sounds amazing!!! I'm glad you had fun. Very cool that you saw so many whales. What an incredible sight that must've been. Just reminds you of the diversity of our planet.Delete
I haven't read any of Susan Mallery's books yet but this one really appeals to me. I have a group of girlfriends who are more like sisters to me. Their kids even call me Auntie! I've known two of them since I was a kid and one of them I just met in the last 10 years at work. We are always there for each other, even when we live far apart. That's what Skype is for! I've been on two beach vacations with my girlfriends. One was for my best friend's wedding in the Caribbean and the other was a girls week in an all inclusive in Cuba. Such fun!ReplyDelete
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I have a couple friends like that too, Susan. Your girlfriend getaways sound great!Delete
Wow, Susan! Those trips sound like the most fun ever! Very, very cool. Makes me feel like I need to start planning a girlfriend get-together soon. As soon as I finish writing the second Mischief Bay novel, which I'm working on now.Delete
I just recently read Mallery's Christmas book, Christmas on 4th Street. I have enjoyed my trips to Fool's Gold very much. I have always wanted to visit Key West-not sure if that qualifies as a beach, but I think so! Several of what I would call my best girlfriends are from college years. We are all far flung and busy with different stages of children. A visit to a place like Key West would be relaxing and could involve a long weekend away with my friends and away from work! Looking forward to visiting Mischief Bay! Thanks! JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)comReplyDelete
Key West definitely qualifies! Hope you can make that getaway happen one of these days.Delete
Thank you, Holden! Yes, I think Key West would definitely qualify as a trip to the beach. It would be a shame to miss the beach while you were there! ;)Delete
When you mentioned Susan Mallery's books I was immediately interested. Her books and writing are memorable. I enjoyed the Marcelli Sisters so much. My girlfriends are fewer these days but still as precious. I see one frequently and she is the one with whom I would definitely take on a beach trip since we both love the sun and the ocean. The beach which we mention from time to time is in Florida, white sand and long walks. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)comReplyDelete
Florida has some beautiful beaches, especially along the west coast and panhandle. I spent time in Destin with a group of girlfriends a couple years ago. Gorgeous beaches and stunning sunsets.Delete
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I have read a few of Susan's books I have a friend that I have known since we were six and new girl friends I have only known a few years. I love, love, love the beach. I wish I could go at least 3 or 4 times a year. I do try to make it down at least twice a year. My favorite beach area is along 30-A in the Florida panhandle. I adore Seaside, Seacrest and Rosemary Beach. The sugar fine white sand and emerald green waters are gorgeous.ReplyDelete
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They have gorgeous beaches in that area. I lived in southwest Florida for several years and spent my beach time on Siesta Key Beach, frequently named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.Delete
That sounds fabulous, Sharlene! You know, I'm coming to Florida in March. You can get all the details on my Events page: http://susanmallery.com/events-all.phpDelete
Awesome giveaway! Love Susan's books, I really enjoy the beach but don't get to go there aften. My best friend met when we were five years old.ReplyDelete
Wow, friends since kindergarten! That is really something. Just precious.Delete
I love the Fool's Gold series by Susan.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Denise! Go check out the Fool's Gold website. We just updated it with all of the 2015 books. www.foolsgoldca.comDelete
My favorite is the Fool's Gold Series. I love Myrtle Beach in South Carolina but it's been a few years since I was there with one of my friends. I have a few friends that I have had since Elementary School, it would be fun to go back and enjoy the beach now that we are older.ReplyDelete
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It really is astonishing how time just drops away when you get together with longtime friends.Delete
I started reading Susan Mallery this year. I'm enjoying the books very much due to the rich character development and obvious affection of the author for her characters.ReplyDelete
My friends are, unfortunately, far from me, here in AK. We are still close and I embrace our friendship.
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I have 2 favorites in the Fool's Gold series Ford is one & The voice of the radio station Gideon? with the smart girl. Yes I have girlfriends never been to the beach with them. The only girlfriend who has been there thru thick & thin is my Mother. We've been to Myrtle Beach. Mom wanted to go back, take a trip down memory lane after my dad died. as I never got to go with them. Now I would chose a beach in Texas, Galveston Beach. My brother works in Texas we would be close enough to visit. No-one has your back like a parent. She is the girlfriend I choose 1st always! Tinna Doub, firstname.lastname@example.org thanks for the chance. Have a great day!ReplyDelete
That is so sweet, Tinna! What a blessing, to have such a close relationship with your mother.Delete
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I love all of Susan's books but my favorite are the Fool's Gold series. Each time I read one it's like going back to visit old friends and find a few new ones. I was so excited to hear that Susan was starting a new series, with a whole new group of characters to enjoy.ReplyDelete
The only beach I've been to is on Paradise Island, Bahamas when I won a radio contest for an all expense paid 4 day trip. It just happened to be my 15th wedding anniversary and it was perfect.
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That must've given you a lifetime of memories to treasure! Wow, congratulations, Brenda!Delete
I do enjoy Susan's books - especially the series like Fool's Gold and the Lone Star Sisters.ReplyDelete
Love to go stay at the beach - usually go with family - favorite is Isle of Palms just outside Charleston SC.
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Thank you, Di! :) I hope you'll join my mailing list at www.susanmallery.com so I can send you an email when I release a new book!Delete
My bestfriend and I met when we were 10 years old, we are now in our 50's. In high school, she took up cosmetology and I was her "practice dummy" for all her tests. We have had a great friendship that continues to grow. I love her like a sister.ReplyDelete
Oh my gosh, I want a friend to do my makeup every day! LOL!!!Delete
I've had the same circle of friends since high school. I'd love to take a girls' vacation to a warm beach!!! Probably somewhere in Hawaii or the Caribbean :) I have several of Susan's books in my TBR pile. Definitely going to have to bump them up. Thanks for the awesome spotlight!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Erin. I hope you get somewhere warm someday soon.Delete
I love your books! The first ones I read by you was the Buchanan's saga, and I was hooked :) so will have to say favorites. My girl friend Vicki and I have been best friends since 1968 :) Thru teen years, getting married, having kids, good times, bad times, she is always there! :) Yes we get busy and don't see each other as much as we would like. But when we get together we just pick up from where we ended before :) Being in Iowa not many beaches around here :) so never been to any. If would get to go to one, I would like a very private beach to go to and just be able to lay back and be are selves. Looking forward to your new series :) paddydee54 at hotmail dot comReplyDelete
I have read a bunch of Susan's books & series! I loved the Lone Star Sisters, Marcelli Family & of course, Fool's Gold! I have one friend that I have known since kindergarten. I am in NY & she has moved to CA, so we don't really get together, but keep in touch. I have gone on a beach vacation to Aruba with a friend & also have gone to Ft Lauderdale with girlfriends.ReplyDelete
I love Susan Mallery's books! My favorite series is the Fool's Gold series. I haven't had a beach getaway with friends, but I think it's a great idea. I would head to Florida's beaches. The girlfriends that I had in high school and college all live in different states now, so I think it would be great to reconnect. However, sometimes family members make the best friends. When I get together with my mom, my aunt and my cousin we always have a blast! Thanks for the awesome giveaway. I'm looking forward to your new series! rachaelb2014 (at) gmail (dot) comReplyDelete
Love Susan's books. Can't wait for her new ones.ReplyDelete
My BFFS and I have been on many trips, but never to a beach unfortunately! A side effect of living in Kansas, haha!ReplyDelete
Let's see...my two best friends and I have been together for a long time! One I met as a freshman in high school (2002) and the other we met as kids as we were neighbors for a few years (1998-ish). All three of us got together in high school, and have been unseperable since! I call us the three musketeers ;)
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I haven't read anything by Susan yet, but I hope to soon!ReplyDelete
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I've read many Susan's books. My favorites are from the Fool's Gold series.ReplyDelete
I have read most of her books, but not all of them (yet). I love Fool's Gold series and I can't wait to get into a new great series!ReplyDelete
I love Susan's books. I can't wait to read this book!ReplyDelete