‘Lisa Jewell with knobs on‘ The Mirror
‘a sparkling page-turner which is alternately amusing and touching, and always entertaining’ Hello
‘wickedly funny’ Real magazine
‘Think My Fair Lady with coffee bars’ Company
Olivia Goldsmith can keep you reading' Cosmopolitan
'Goldsmith's characters are wilful, robust, amusing and delightfully credible' Mail on Sunday
‘[Bad Boy is] wonderfully funny’ Publishers Weekly
From the Back Cover
'A romantic, sophisticated and wickedly funny comedy by the author of 'The First Wives Club' and 'Young Wives''
Two friends meet regularly at a hip café in downtown Seattle to discuss their problems over a cup of mochaccino. Jon is Mr Very Nice Guy – so why can't he get a girlfriend? Tracie, meanwhile, is never short of a man, although they treat her so casually – like Phil, a wild and crazy rock musician. But women secretly love this behaviour, Tracie explains, and even Jon can become irresistible, once Tracie has taught him to be a Bad Boy too.
A trendy haircut, cool new clothes and endless lectures later, and Jon's nerdy friends and Tracie's man-hungry female colleagues are green with envy and hot with desire respectively. But has Tracie created a monster?
"Goldsmith hands out her characters' rewards and comeuppances like Jane Austen dealing blackjack"
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