What’s a round-the-world honeymoon if you can’t buy the odd souvenir to ship back home? Like the twenty silk dressing gowns Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) finds in Hong Kong, or the hand-carved dining table from Sri Lanka, or the, um, huge wooden giraffes from Malawi (that her husband expressly forbade her to buy).
Only now Becky and Luke have returned home to London, where two truckloads of those souvenirs have cluttered up their loft. The bills are outrageous, Luke is furious, and Becky’s feeling rather blue—until her parents deliver some incredible news. She has a long-lost sister! Becky is convinced her sister will be a true soulmate. They’ll go shopping together, drink cappuccinos together, get manicures together. Then Becky meets Jessica and receives the shock of her life. Surely the shopaholic’s own sister can’t hate shopping?
Rebecca Brandon, formerly Bloomwood, was in for a big surprise after her around-the-world honeymoon with Luke. No, not the two truckload of items she had gregariously bought during her shopping spree. She’s already married to one of the richest men in London so money wasn’t an issue with her anymore. But there’s one thing she discovered when she got back and met with her parents.
She’s got a sister! Well, A half-sister, that is!
Just when I thought Becky would mope around and get mad at her father, she decided she would befriend her because she thought Jess would love shopping too! Little did she know that she would never be able to drag her to Harrods shopping maven nor at Barney’s!
I think this book’s much better than the last one I read when Becky got married. This time, we meet Becky’s long lost sister Jess, who happened to be her exact opposite! I’m telling you – Becky and Jess are the bomb! Just think about this – Becky the shopaholic, who couldn’t last the day without buying new items for her closet, had finally met her frugal sister Jess, who wouldn’t want to buy anything at all, unless she really, really, really needed it. I really thought Becky & Jess were the perfect pair! Hilarious even!