The Great Pick Up Line
Welcome Patricia Caliskan as they share their Great Pick Up Line from Awful by Comparison.
Take it away Patricia!
We looked at each other, and I knew it was finally, definitely, over.
‘Now that I’m here, knowing how quickly you’ve moved on, I agree, Jennifer. I must have been mad…’
I watched as he walked over to a waiting yellow taxi, quickly pulling away from the kerb with my heart held hostage on the backseat.
‘He didn’t propose, then?’
Luke appeared, putting a cigarette to his lips.[/quote]
Awful by Comparison by Patricia Caliskan
Bridget Jones meets Love Actually – Holly Kinsella.
Receiving five star reviews, Awful by Comparison (Endeavour Press) is a hilariously funny and wonderfully observed romcom hailed as Bridget Jones meets Love Actually.
Jennifer Taylor is home for the holidays – and the foreseeable future – as she loses her job, apartment and boyfriend, one month before Christmas. Her sister, Lara, a beautiful NYC-based model, is also coming home – to announce a whirlwind engagement to a rich hotelier.
But when an anonymous blog hits the headlines, the sisters find themselves at the centre of a dark secret which will change their family forever.
Will Jennifer ever learn to live in the shadow of her sister’s success – preferably with a full-time job and a drawer full of matching underwear?
Can Lara ever find happiness in a world where appearances can be deceptive, and men usually are?
Sisters, friends and finances – sometimes a girl feels Awful By Comparison.
About Patricia Caliskan
Patricia Caliskan began her writing career as an entertainment journalist, before joining Trinity Mirror Newsgroup as a magazine editor.
Patricia now works as a creative consultant for Bauer Media, based at Radio City 96.7.
Patricia likes a nice, flouncy scarf, a good pair of boots, and laughter. Lots of laughter. Otherwise life feels far too grown-up for her liking.
Awful By Comparison is her first novel.
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