Successful, lucky in love, taking the world by storm?.....not quite. Portia Delaney is down on her luck, disgruntled in a dead end, mind- numbing career with little prospects and is not even close to finding a stimulating romance to take her mind off her lack-luster situation. Her defeatist attitude and unmistakable idiosyncrasies donat help much either. But with rock bottom comes a choice, lie down and enjoy the cold and barren ground beneath, or climb that ladder of success to the top. Portia finally sets out to do just that. With a fantastic group of friends and a bit of fateful circumstance on her side, she begins her trek up and out of the despair filled trenches. But Portia soon finds out that with success, often comes hardships and unwelcome competition.Within what seems like minutes, I emerge into the bright sunshiny evening and am face to face with Michael Kors. ... I watch as the assistant carefully unwraps them each from the gold trimmed tissue paper and feel a trickle ofwetness drip to the corner ofmy mouth. ... I had fallen so in love with them that I hadna#39;t bothered to check how much they would set me back, but two-fifty was well worth it for theseanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Tantalizing Tale of a Bitter Sweetheart|
|Author||:||Jessica Ashley Dafoe|
|Publisher||:||FriesenPress - 2014-07-28|