By Sue Margolis
Her husband left her for an additional man.Her boyfriend can be cheating.Her mother’s received a secret.Is everybody having nice intercourse yet Rachel?Lately, stand-up comedian Rachel Katz’s existence has all started to resemble a not-so-funny comedy regimen — the sort the place not anyone laughs and everyone inches towards the door. it all started whilst her husband cheated ... with one other guy. Now she’s elevating a ten-year-old son who’s fixated on Barbra Streisand and pondering if her dentist boyfriend — who won’t cease flossing lengthy adequate to make like to her — is having an affair.Enter Matt Clapton, a wickedly horny washer repairman who likes Rachel’s jokes and makes her believe like a lady for the 1st time in a long time — probably in her whole existence. along with her mom busy making plans a marriage Rachel isn’t definite she wishes, her son lifeless set on inviting Barbra to the reception, and the groom-to-be in South Africa, engaged on an individual else’s oral hygiene, the query is: What’s she going to do approximately it? specifically while reputation and fortune beckon in a comedy contest which could positioned her at the map ... and alter her lifestyles forever.Spin Cycle tells a wickedly humorous, shamelessly erotic tale of enthusiasts and liars, exes and youngsters, mom and dad and different strangers. This hip and hilarious new novel via the acclaimed writer of Neurotica introduces a heroine who by no means loses her humorousness and who discovers, someplace among the rinse and spin cycles, that love — and laughter — can actually overcome all.
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A giant silver disco ball hung from the ceiling, the battered junk shop dining table was concealed beneath a floor-length emerald-green sequined tablecloth and opposite the seventies lime sofa was another table covered in pony skin. The lampshades were made of bubble-gum-pink fake fur and in the far corner, suspended above the Astro Turf rug and half a dozen pots of plastic crocuses, was a wooden garden swing. Shelley called it her tart’s-boudoir-meets-the-Teletubbies look. While Rachel adored the humor and outlandishness of it all, Adam, who had visited chez Shelley only once, had walked into the living room, visibly stiffened and declared in a loud whisper that they had clearly just descended into hell and were standing in Lucifer’s garden room.
He had soft, gentle eyes, she thought. He crouched down and whispered in her ear. “It’s OK. ” At that moment the nausea took over. Before Adam had a chance to stand up, Rachel had chucked up all over his Edward Green brogues. He didn’t flinch. ) Instead, he fetched a nurse to mop up the vomit and agreed to examine Rachel as soon as he’d cleaned himself up. The following day, just before she was due to go home, he came back with a huge bunch of white lilies. * * * * * Dear sweet, kind Adam. She really should start making wedding plans.
His eyes continued darting round. After a few seconds they came to rest. On her chest. She couldn’t be sure, but he appeared to be trying to get an eyeful of her tits through the T-shirt. She felt herself blush with pleasure. Rachel always pretended to despise men who leered at women, while secretly acknowledging that a wolf whistle from a huge sweaty bloke in a hard hat and CAT boots could set her up for the rest of the day. It was only as the look became a prolonged stare that her sense of feeling mildly flattered (particularly as her tits, although still pert, were utterly average thirty-four Bs) turned to annoyance and discomfort.