to most, 39-year-old Australian, Angie Romeo, is living a blessed life. Living
on Sydney's sublime northern beaches, married to a handsome and successful
realtor, and a well-respected Nurse Unit Manager of a busy obstetrics unit, she
should have 'no worries, mate', as the Aussie saying goes.
for Angie, this is far from the truth.
Although she suspects her husband George of having had past dalliances,
she chooses to live in complete denial, believing that a baby will solve this
dilemma. Only problem: her biological clock is ticking, and no baby in sight.
And her interfering mother just keeps adding fuel to the proverbial marital
a romantic holiday to Bali for her and George in order to reinvigorate their
marriage, Angie soon finds herself in a situation far out of her comfort zone,
and she is forced to face the truth. Her world is turned upside down as she
begins to suspect her best friends of being right bastards. And some of the
people she thought of as right bastards could just well become her best
splashes of compassion, streams of humour, rivers of emotion and oceans of
passion, 'Best Friends and Bastards,' by Jaci Byrne is a waterfall of brilliant
reading and a real page turner packed with action and intrigue.