Written with warmth and humour, Happy Families perfectly encapsulates the chaos of family life.
HAPPY FAMILIES is published in paperback by Arrow (Random House) and is out now.
Bobbie’s at the end of her tether. Her children don’t listen to a word she says and her workaholic husband is never home. Even worse, her mother is bringing a new boyfriend to visit: the notorious Dr Know, who dishes out hard-line parental advice to the nation. Could Parenting Classes save Bobbie’s bacon?
Andy’s family is so perfect that his wife has been asked to run a parenting class at the local school. But Pamela has been leading a secret life and suddenly he’s left to look after their two teenage daughters. Surprisingly, they aren’t quite as perfect as he thought.
Vanessa hasn’t seen her daughter for years. But one night, her six-year-old granddaughter is deposited on her doorstep. This time she’s determined to get it right.