Skip to content
Download the Discover Books app Open

  Home > Shop Categories > Literature & Fiction >

The Hot Flash Club: A Novel
The Hot Flash Club: A Novel by Nancy Thayer 034546916X 9780345469168
Stock Image - Actual Cover May Vary


 

The Hot Flash Club: A Novel by Nancy Thayer

From the bestselling author ofBetween Husbands and FriendsandAn Act of Lovecomes a wise, wonderful, and delightfully witty coming of age novel about four intrepid women who discover themselves as they were truly meant to be: passionate, alive, and ready to face the best years of their lives. Meet Faye, Marilyn, Alice, and Shirley. Four women with skills, smarts, and secretsall feeling over the hill and out of the race. But in a moment of delicious serendipity, they meet and realize they share more than raging hormones and lost dreams. Now as the Hot Flash Club, where the topics of motherhood, sex, and men are discussed with double servings of chocolate cake, they vow to help each other . . . and themselves. Faye, the artist. A determinedly cheerful widow and connoisseur of control-top pantyhose, shes struggling with creative block and an empty, lonely house. Now shes got a tricky problem to bring to the clubs table: how can they catch her perfect son-in-law cheating on her only daughter Laura? Shirley, the healer. Though her yoga-slender body belie her years, decades of dating losers and the strain of being broke make herfeelher age. Shirley has a secret dream: a wellness spa that nurtures body and soul. But first she needs to believe in herself, in her abilities, and in her friends at the club. Marilyn, the brain. A paleontologist who has spent so many years looking at dried-up fossils, shes almost become one herself. Worried that her brilliant but nerdy son is about to marry theverywrong woman, she gets some help from the HFC, who transform her from a caterpillar to a butterfly, with amazing results. Alice, the executive. Black and regal, she soared to the top of the corporate ladder. Now her shoes are murder on her arthritic back and the younger jackals are circling in for the kill. But as the inspiration behind the HFC, shes about to discover something extraordinary: contentment. For Faye, Shirley, Marilyn, and Alice, the time has come to use it or lose itbe it their bodies, their brains, their spirits, and their sense of fun. Together they realize that theycanhave it all, perhaps for the first time in their lives. And though what sags may never rise again, feeling sexy has no expiration date and best of all, with a little help from her friends, a woman can always start over . . . and never, ever, give up what matters most. From the Hardcover edition.

Author: Nancy Thayer

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Publication Date: 2004-11-23

Our Price: $3.85

Quantity:23

 
ISBN: 034546916X


Condition:
New [Add $99.00]
Like-New [Add $0.60]
Very-Good [Add $0.40]
Good [Add $0.20]
Acceptable

Quantity:  
Description
 
Nancy Thayer  Paperback

Share your shopping experience. Write a review here »

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Shop Categories > Literature & Fiction
Shop Categories > Literature & Fiction > Women's Fiction
Women's Fiction
Shop Categories > Romance
Shop Categories > Romance > Contemporary
Shop Categories > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction
Genre Fiction
Shop Categories > Literature & Fiction > Contemporary
Contemporary
Binding > Paperback

* Free Shipping applies to all orders of $9 or more shipped to the contiguous 48 United States.