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Funny books for women - Read online for free! After hitting rock bottom, Grace’s elderly next-door neighbour, Gladys, wins big on a scratch card and splashes out on a trip of a lifetime to California for herself and Grace. However, from the moment they arrive, all is not what it seems, and Grace and Gladys find themselves embroiled in a Hollywood mystery that will not only test their friendship but also change the course of Grace’s life forever.
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"Exactly how bad can a mid-life crisis get?"

CHAPTER 1 - Humour Fiction Novel

CHAPTER 1 I stopped briefly to reduce the searing pain of the carpet burns on my knees before reaching my desk at the back of the call centre. Since starting my job two weeks ago, I had already been caught twice sneaking in late.  Mr John, the office manager, regularly spied on us through the […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Home on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 35 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 2

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 2 ‘G race, is that you under there?’ The first thing I felt when I woke up on the floor of the cold communal hallway was someone poking me. I pulled a squirrel teddy away from my face and saw Gladys inspecting my mascara-stained cheeks. ‘Grace, what happened? […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 26 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 3

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 3 I stared at Agnes, Bessie and Hilda through the window of the “Ye Olde Person’s Pub” on Liverpool Street, just down from the station. ‘That’s them,’ said Gladys. ‘Where?’ ‘There, see.’ ‘No. There’s just purple hair everywhere. How can you tell them apart?’ ‘Oh, stop that and […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 19 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 4

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 4 A s a woman, packing a suitcase is always a problem. I can never believe it when a man goes, ‘Look at mine, I’ve got all mine stuffed in a 10kg suitcase and it’s still only half full’. Brag, brag. As if women everywhere are thinking, ‘Oh, […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 16 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 5

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 5 ‘Grace, have you ever seen anything more beautiful?’ Gladys and I both stepped out of the gratitude—oh for goodness sake, breakfast room—and onto the luscious lawn of the back garden. She was right, the Zen garden was quite possibly one of the most incredible things that I’d […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 21 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 6

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 6 That afternoon and right through into the evening, Gladys, Eric and I took Hollywood by storm, meaning that by late evening we had been thrown out of the waxwork museum after a tragic mix up between Eric and James Dean, eaten so much food that we had […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 21 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 7

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 7 I hate waiting. If you think about it, our whole lives are basically one big fat wait filled with a countless number of smaller waits in between. I would even go as far as saying that waiting serves no real purpose whatsoever. That said, somehow, some way, […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 14 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 8

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 8 It was at least 2 pm before I rose from my hammock the next day. Gladys was nowhere to be seen but eventually I found her sitting with Eric in the Zen garden. I rubbed my eyes as I wobbled over the river stones and made my […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 20 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 9

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 9 Eventually, we ended up on Hollywood Boulevard where we trailed Lion Heart on foot; however, Lion Heart didn’t exactly look as if he was up to no good. Other than stopping briefly for a hotdog, to take a phone call and enjoy a coffee, Lion Heart was […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 25 min read Continue reading
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CHAPTER 10

Start this story from the beginning! CHAPTER 10 I clapped my hands twice. ‘Time, please.’ A deep voice that sounded exactly like something off a movie trailer rang out over the tannoy. ‘In a time, when lives were once peaceful, a danger—’ ‘Just give me the bloody time, will you?’ ‘Five o’ six pm. Is […]

By Daily Florence Posted in Grace, Uncategorized on May 22, 2022 0 Comments 37 min read Continue reading

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