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Life in Spades

Frances Frost


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Four African-American women rely on their friendship as they face insecurities, negotiate love, and define happiness: Gina, an admittedly unathletic runner training for a marathon with her White boyfriend in an effort to change her mother's mind about interracial dating; Sherry, a divorcee enjoying her new single life, but still debating motherhood; Cookie, a cupcake baker wrestling with memories of her late fianc e and an obvious attraction to the delivery man who comes by every day; and Laura, a professional escort who plays by a strict set of self-imposed rules in order to maintain her one-woman business. With humor and insight, they consider their cards and wonder which will be the trump that wins. With humor and insight, Frances Frost weaves a story of these women as they face their personal insecurities, negotiate love, strengthen their friendship, and define happiness.

Invisionbooks LLC, 9780989113908, 378pp.

Publication Date: April 20, 2013

About the Author

Frances Frost has been making up her own stories ever since convincing her younger brother that she could make butter from those little teeny cups of coffee creamer. She chronicles her thoughts on motherhood, books, and crafts on her blog, Just Piddlin' (, a Circle of Moms "Top 25 Family Blog by Moms", and is a contributing blogger on and She lives just outside of Washington, DC in Silver Spring, Maryland with her husband, four children, and rescued pup. Life in Spades is her first novel.