Granny With Benefits has been a very entertaining read!
Grace is 39 years old and meets Hol whilst collecting her Grandmother’s belongings from her sheltered accommodation. Unfortunately, he walks in just as she is trying on some of the clothes and he thinks she lives there so she tells him her name is Louise! I have to admit, I’m not sure how she could have looked THAT much older just by wearing different attire, but it does lead to an amusing tale of Grace trying to juggle two personas in an attempt to win Hols affections. It did remind me a bit of Mrs Doubtfire at times, but there were no fancy face masks being used here. However they didn’t all realise that Grace and Louise were the same person, as time went on, I don’t know.
I wasn’t sure if I was going to like Grace to begin with, but she did grow on me eventually, although her relationship with Hol did frustrate me at times. I’m not sure I found Hol all that likeable either to be honest. They are both quite childish at times, for their ages, but I guess we all can be sometimes. Things were very hit and miss between them and there are a lot of misunderstandings along the way and ignoring each other. It is a roller-coaster of a story though which held my attention as I was more than a little bit curious to discover how things would work out.
If you enjoy a romantic comedy with more than its fair share of drama then I think you will love this book.
Many thanks to the author and publisher for my review copy via Netgalley.
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Via Amazon UK…..
Grace is thirty-nine and not remotely convinced that life begins at forty.
When her grandmother dies she volunteers to pick up her belongings from the sheltered accommodation. It is the last place she expects to have a chance encounter with the first man she has been instantly attracted to in a very long time, particularly as she is dressed almost head to toe in her grandmother’s clothing and accessories.
Grace’s granny alter ego elicits a conversation with the man about love, death and the universe, which she is convinced would not have happened otherwise. This inspires her to throw caution to the wind and turn what should have been a simple case of mistaken identity into a dating introduction opportunity for the real her. A decision which sets Grace on a rollercoaster adventure of lies, secrets and lust, making her thirty ninth year one she won’t forget, but might well regret…
Follow Grace’s next adventure in the sequel, Mummy With Benefits, available now!
Happy reading 🙂