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The Mother-in-Law


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The Mother-in-Law by Eve Makis

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You can choose your friends but you can't choose your mother-in-law.Electra and Adam are living proof that opposites attract.Electra is warm, passionate and creative. She wants to have a baby.Adam is calm, reasonable and very English. He doesn't.Enter the mother-in-law...Cold, critical and snobbish, she disapproves of her son's marriage.And then she moves in with them.Will their relationship survive?A darkly funny, insightful and cautionary tale that will make you question where your loyalties lie.

Author Biography

Eve Makis was born in Nottingham to Greek Cypriot parents, who emigrated to England in the 1960s. After graduating from Leicester University she studied journalism and moved to London to work as a reporter for Middlesex County Press. In 1994 she left London for Cyprus, where she worked as a freelance writer, radio presenter and as a reporter for the London Evening Standard. She returned to England with her Cypriot husband in 2001. They now live in Nottingham with their daughter. The Mother-in-Law is her second novel, her first, Eat, Drink and Be Married, was voted the Young Booksellers International Book of the Year 2005 and is also published by Black Swan. Visit the author's website at-
Release date Australia
September 1st, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Black Swan
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