Apocalipstick by Sue Margolis

By Sue Margolis

From the writer who introduced you Spin Cycle and Neurotica comes a hilarious new novel approximately falling in love, hating your task, and getting what you will have out of life---without ever mussing your lipstick!When it involves males, attractiveness columnist Rebecca effective regularly looks at the scruffy finish of the mascara wand. yet all that adjustments the morning she meets Max Stoddart, her new colleague on the day-by-day forefront. along with his upscale swimsuit, Hugh supply hair, and obscenely attractive attractiveness, he’s a unmarried woman’s dream come actual. eventually, her grandmother can cease browsing the internet for eligible Jewish men. yet is Max the seize of the decade---or only a significant babe magnet? in the meantime, Rebecca’s previous highschool nemesis has resurfaced, a former blond bombshell known as Lipstick who's now engaged to Rebecca’s widowed dad. And it’s goodbye to articles on toe cleavage while a scorching tip sweeps Rebecca to the heart of the Paris cosmetics global, the place a miracle anti-wrinkle cream is set to be introduced. that's, till she blows the whistle on a scandal that can set the sweetness business---and the way forward for international peace---reeling. Will Rebecca win the recognition---not to say the Pulitzer---she yearns for...and get the fellow of her desires? remain tuned.

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The pot thing,” he said, pointing to the ceramic arse. He picked it up and handed it to her. “Oh. Right. ” She put it down on the desk, next to the papers. ” He put his hand into his jacket pocket and took out a box of TheraFlu and her ChapStick. ” His hand went back into the pocket. The next second it had reemerged holding what looked like a tube of something wrapped in a paper tissue. He passed it to her. Then he said he’d better get going as the editor’s conference was due to start any minute.

She was suddenly imagining him tonguing her in the fashion cupboard. “Anyway,” she said, finally coming back to earth, “I must get back to work. ” he said. ” He shrugged. ” “Oh, that’s kind of you, but there’s really no need. ” He reached across her desk, picked up a pair of the windup sushi and began winding. “Not really. ” she said. “Yes, it was their ruby wedding. It was my sisters you spoke to on the phone yesterday. ” She cleared her throat. “Er, no. ” “I’ve got four. All older than me and exceedingly bossy.

But if I could, I wouldn’t be able to do it now. And I know Ed’s noticed. Why else would we have only done it twice since the baby? The second time it took him ages to get a hard-on. He doesn’t fancy me anymore. ” “Oh, come on,” Rebecca soothed, “Ed’s crazy about you. Always has been. He’s not going to go off you simply because you’ve gained a millimeter or two in the pussy department. You’ve got a new baby. He’s exhausted like you are, that’s all. Sex is hardly going to be what it was, not for a while anyway.

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