Spin Cycle by Sue Margolis

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Her husband left her for another man.
Her boyfriend may be cheating.
Her mother’s got a secret.
Is everyone having great sex but Rachel?

Lately, stand-up comic Rachel Katz’s life has begun to resemble a not-so-funny comedy routine — the kind where nobody laughs and everybody inches toward the door.

It began when her husband cheated ... with another man. Now she’s raising a ten-year-old son who’s fixated on Barbra Streisand and wondering if her dentist boyfriend — who won’t stop flossing long enough to make love to her — is having an affair.

Enter Matt Clapton, a wickedly sexy washing machine repairman who likes Rachel’s jokes and makes her feel like a woman for the first time in ages — maybe in her entire life.

With her mother busy planning a wedding Rachel isn’t sure she wants, her son dead set on inviting Barbra to the reception, and the groom-to-be in South Africa, working on someone else’s oral hygiene, the question is: What’s she going to do about it? Especially when fame and fortune beckon in a comedy contest that could put her on the map ... and change her life forever.

Spin Cycle tells a wickedly funny, shamelessly erotic story of lovers and liars, exes and children, parents and other strangers. This hip and hilarious new novel by the acclaimed author of Neurotica introduces a heroine who never loses her sense of humor and who discovers, somewhere between the rinse and spin cycles, that love — and laughter — can truly conquer all.


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About Sue Margolis

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Sue Margolis is the author of six books, which have more than half a million copies in print from Bantam Dell. She lives in England, where she's at work on her next novel.From the Paperback edition.
 
Published June 1, 2004 by Delta. 288 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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Can a divorced stand-up comedienne find happiness with a washing-machine repairman?

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Spin Cycle

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Rachel Katz would rather make people laugh than tell them unpleasant truths, so she has given up a promising career as a journalist in favor of the dicey life of a stand-up comic at the start of th

Sep 24 2001 | Read Full Review of Spin Cycle

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