|Publish Date:||Aug 2010|
|Number of Pages:||256|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.38|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.14 x 1.43 x 6.22|
Fern Michaels, who is originally known as Mary Ruth Kuczkir, grew up in Hasting, Pennsylvania, and is fondly known by family and friends as Dink. After her last child entered school, her husband forced her to get a job, when all Michaels knew was motherhood. Instead of approaching the world with no skills, she turned her love of reading into a career and began to write books. After four years of partnering with Ballantine Books in the production of her books, she left her agent, sold her home in New Jersey and moved to South Carolina, where she has remodeled a 300 hundred year old plantation house.
Michaels books consist of scrappy heroines, much as she herself was, and the per serve rance of the female soul. She considers her true day of prevailance, the epitome of her perseverance, to be the day she was inducted into the New Jersey Literary Hall of Fame. In order to give back some of what she's received, Michaels has set up The Fern Michaels Foundation which allows grants of four year scholarships to needy students.
She has also opened affordable pre-school and day care centers for single moms in financial distress. Michaels does not consider herself a writer, merely a good story teller, who has written sixty seven books, most of which appear on the New York Times Best Sellers List, such as Breaking News in 2012.
When Toots Loudenberry relocated to Los Angeles from South Carolina to be near her daughter, Abby, she expected to bump into the occasional celebrity. She just never expected them to be dead. Meanwhile, Toots, Sophie, and Mavis are concerned that the prestigious Dr. Sameers budding romance with Ida may have something to do with his ailing bank balance. And Abbys attempted makeover of the celebrity magazine The Informer into the most talked-about tabloid in town could end more than just her career.
But the Godmothers wouldnt be the Godmothers if they werent pulling a few behind-the-scenes strings, and Abbys hopes of changing the fortunes of The Informer are still alive. Yet itll take an assist from a source no one could have predicted, let alone see, to secure a story that will shake Tinseltown to its very core
The Godmothers series [is] pure recession-proof fun. Publishers Weekly