The Jetsetters

£8.99

When 70-year-old Charlotte Perkins submits an essay to the ‘Become a Jetsetter’ contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist; and Regan, a harried mother who has never forgiven Charlotte for buying her a Weight Watchers gift certificate for her birthday. But when she wins the cruise, the reality is not quite as she expected. As they sail from sun-drenched Athens, to glorious Rome, to tapas-laden Barcelona, lovers old and new join the adventure, and long-buried secrets are revealed. Can four lost adults find their way back to themselves, and to each other? And more importantly, can they do it without killing each other?

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Description

A family reunited on a holiday of a lifetime . . . what could possibly go wrong?

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A 2020 REESE WITHERSPOON HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

When Charlotte Perkins enters the ‘Become a Jetsetter’ contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist; and Regan, a harried mother who has never got over Charlotte’s gift of a Weight Watchers voucher for her birthday.

But when she wins that once in a lifetime trip, all doesn’t exactly go to plan…

As long-buried secrets are revealed, and lovers new and old appear, can these four lost adults find their way back to each other?

And more importantly, can they do it without killing each other?

A hilarious and deliciously sun-scented novel about the courage it takes to reveal our true selves and the pleasures and perils of family.
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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE JETSETTERS

‘This is the novel I never realized I absolutely needed! The Jetsetters had me from the very first page!’ Amazon Reader

Funny, yet sensitive and heartbreaking all at the same time. We can all identify with family crisis of some sort. And as we would in our own family, we root for them all, feel their pain and embarrassment, and hope they can put their baggage away and become better people and a new family’ Amazon Reader

‘What could possibly go wrong on a family cruise? Anything and everything. Funny and a little heart wrenching with characters that will be hard to forget. Happy reading!’ Amazon Reader

‘Ms. Ward writes at a lively pace as she weaves through the Perkins’ trials and tribulations. For any fan of a well-written story that resonates with the reader long after you finish the final page, I highly recommend this book’ Amazon Reader

‘Amanda Eyre Ward creates a great escape. The Perkins family are all a hot mess that you can’t help but watch‘ Amazon Reader

Additional information

Weight 0.245 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K