Staying up until after 1am to finish this book when I’ve been sick probably wasn’t the smartest idea I’ve ever had, but I couldn’t help it. My horribly sore throat and lack of voice is almost worth it. I just couldn’t put it down.
I think the dust jacket gives a bit too much away about what’s going to happen, but I was intrigued from the get-go. There were classic fish-out-of-water antics, a romance that was well-developed with a believable conflict and a couple of mysteries with less than predictable twists. Samantha’s transformation wasn’t too fast or perfect and I love that she never gave up on restoring her name. I got a little tired of her being wishy-washy about the offer made to her, but I’m glad she made the right decision in the end.
I was a bit disappointed that they didn’t wrap up the mystery about her employers, but I suppose you can’t have everything. I’m totally digging Sophie Kinsella’s books. I’m going to have to jump back into the Shopaholic series too.