** For Nina, the path from singlehood to motherhood was
easy. It's knowing what to do once she arrived that was the
When Nina met Jonathan through the personals, she thought
he seemed nice enough. And reliable, definitely reliable.
Little did she know that her quest for companionship would
lead to an unplanned pregnancy, a new living situation, a
fork in her career path and gossipy new-mommy groups.
Trapped in their London home with diapers and homemade baby
food (made by Do-the-right-thing Jonathan, of course), Nina
craves a little glamour, the odd afternoon out, and -- dare
she think it? -- maybe even a sexy dress. When her fashion
editor friend needs a baby to fill in for a photo shoot,
little Ben's career as a model is launched, and Nina has a
nice excuse to get out more. She intends to tell Jonathan --
really she does -- about their son's star turn, but the time
is never right, and they've been getting on so well. Of
course, it's only a matter of time until her secret is
In Fiona Gibson's winning year-in-the-life story, Nina
steps onto the well-trodden path of new motherhood and
flounders hilariously. Gibson's keen eye for observation,
sharp ear for dialogue, and brilliant knack for creating
realistic, charming characters make her debut novel an
unexpected bundle of joy.