In the vein of her popular debut novel, Stuck in Downward Dog, author Chantel Simmons brings us a funny, heartfelt story about losing the perfect life—and finding a real one.
When twenty-seven-year-old image consultant Poppy Ross discovers that her handsome and seemingly devoted husband Parker is having an affair, she is dumbfounded. Before she has chance to confront him, however, he is struck by lightning. When he regains consciousness, he has lost his short-term memory—including that of the affair. Given a chance to erase history and possible save her marriage, Poppy decides to remake herself in the mistress's image, so that Parker might never be tempted to stray again. Her quest to become his perfect woman has disastrous and hilarious results—and might turn out to be the worst thing possible for her marriage.close this panel
Chantel Simmons” first novel, Stuck in Downward Dog, was a Winnipeg Free Press bestseller, a Chatelaine Best Beach Book and Book of the Month, and a Vancouver Sun Editor's Choice. She has worked at ELLE Canada, Sweetspot.ca, TV Guide, Elevate and The Toronto Sun, and has contributed to FASHION, Best Health, Reader's Digest, MoneySense, HGTV, Foodtv.ca and WNetwork.com. She lives in Toronto with her husband and their cat.close this panel