When eight parents, step-parents, and partners are invited to Wayne and Clarissa’s engagement party, a catastrophe is on the cards.
Their families are about to meet for the first time. With eight adults to contend with, making the celebration a pleasant experience for all is going to be tricky. In fact, the obstacles seem insurmountable. Number One: the two families are from vastly different social backgrounds. Number Two: there are severe tensions between the exes. Number Three: some of the new relationships are falling apart.
Things go from bad to worse during the week leading up to the engagement party, and the stress of it all is threatening Wayne and Clarissa’s relationship.
This laugh-out-loud dive into family life will help the reader appreciate that however bad things are in their own family, it could be a lot worse!
“A brilliant and original plot idea. It’s creative, fresh and oh-so-exciting.” —Becca’s Books
“A wonderful collection of character studies.”
“A shrewd and enjoyable sideswipe at the English class system and all its snobberies and ridiculousness.”