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Little Black Dress

A Novel

About the Book

“I’ll read anything by Susan McBride.”
—Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels

“I’m madly in love with this full-of-surprises story about secrets, family ties—and one magical little black dress. One of my favorite novels of the year.”
—Melissa Senate, author of The Secret of Joy

“An enchanting escape into a magical world.”
—M.J. Rose, internationally bestselling author

Can there be magic in a Little Black Dress? Susan McBride, author of The Cougar Club and the Debutante Dropout mystery series, answers with a resounding, unequivocal, “Yes!” McBride’s mesmerizing tale of two sisters whose intertwined lives are torn apart by a remarkable dress that opens up doors to an inescapable future is an ingenious work of the imagination that recalls the novels of Claire Cook and Jill Kargman. A sometimes heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking look into two generations of women, this Little Black Dress is something every fan of quality contemporary women’s fiction will want to own.

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Critical Praise

?I?m madly in love with this full-of-surprises story about secrets, family ties--and one magical little black dress. One of my favorite novels of the year.?(Melissa Senate, author of The Secret of Joy and The Love Goddess' Cooking School) —

“Written with touching insight into family relationships and what we call home, The Little Black Dress is a lovely and entertaining journey into the magical side of things. I bet you’ll never look at your closet the same way again.” —Sarah Addison Allen

“With a deft hand and a sensitive heart, Susan McBride spins a magical tale. A bittersweet, Gothic past melds perfectly with a tender and revelatory present. Part mystery, part love story. Emotionally satisfying, LITTLE BLACK DRESS is an enchanting escape into a magical and wonderful world. A delight to read.” —International Bestselling Author M.J. Rose

“I’ll read anything by Susan McBride.” —Charlaine Harris, New York Times Bestselling Author

“Little Black Dress is big on heart, secrets and magic. This enchanting novel is a book-shelf essential.” —Karin Gillespie, author of the Bottom Dollar Girl series and co-author of The Sweet Potato Queen's First Big Ass Novel.

“Susan McBride’s LITTLE BLACK DRESS sparkles with magic! It’s part love story, part mystery, part family saga, all wrapped together in the wonder of an amazing little dress that will leave you crying and cheering. I loved this book!”-- —Judy Merrill Larsen, author of ALL THE NUMBERS

“LITTLE BLACK DRESS is a luminous story filled with magic and hope. I loved this tender, touching and enchanting saga about the unique bond of mothers, daughters and sisters.” —Ellen Meister

“LITTLE BLACK DRESS is a delightful, emotional and thoroughly engaging exploration of the connections that bind women together and the magic that’s created when mothers, daughters and sisters learn to open their eyes and hearts to their truest desires.” —Marilyn Brant, author of ACCORDING TO JANEMarilyn Brant, author of ACCORDING TO JANE

“I’m madly in love with this full-of-surprises story about secrets, family ties--and one magical little black dress. One of my favorite novels of the year.” —Melissa Senate, author of The Secret of Joy and The Love Goddess' Cooking School

“With sparkle and wit, Susan McBride crafts both a family saga of painful secrets and a modern story of a woman who thinks she’s got it all under control -- until everything she thought she knew blows apart. Little Black Dress is a beguiling story of fate, love, and magic.” —Kristina Riggle, author of Things We Didn't Say

“...well-told tale of a mother-daughter relationship is fraught with secrets, disappointment, and unspoken love...well-paced love story to those who can appreciate three...sexy heroines who know history and have rich ones of their own.” —Publishers Weekly

“Seamlessly weaving their stories together, McBride relates a tale of love that endures.” —Southern Pines Pilot

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062027191
  • ISBN 10: 0062027190
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 08/23/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General

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