By Cathy Holton
Kud • zu \kud-zü\ n: a ubiquitous vine/weed present in Southern climes that, left out of control, will develop over any mounted item in its direction, together with bushes, energy strains, and the whole kingdom of Georgia.
deb•u•tante \de-byu-tänt\ n: a tender lady creating a debut into society, simply noticed in white gown and pearl necklace. universal names comprise Muffy, Bootsy, and Bunny.
Eadie Boone is not any shrinking violet. An artist and previous good looks queen who married into one of many first households of Ithaca, Georgia, she tackles every thing with gusto and aptitude. yet tailing her wayward husband proves to be, good, an exasperating chore. If purely Trevor may simply see the sunshine, unload his twenty-two-year-old hussy, and go back domestic, Eadie’s artistic strength can be placed to higher use. Now all she has to do is persuade him.
Nita Broadwell, an exceptional Southern woman from a very good Southern relations, is jolted out of complacency whilst she discovers condoms in her husband’s blouse pocket (“Maybe he’d chanced on them at the flooring and picked them up”). among clinging to denial and dodging her overbearing spouse's mother, Nita can also be attempting to holiday her dependancy to steamy bodice-ripper novels. basically now apparently she’s authoring her personal real-life romance story with a hunky handyman 13 years her junior.
Lavonne Zibolsky–a transplanted Yankee, bless her heart–is saddled with making plans the yearly Broadwell & Boone legislation company get together. That and her lackluster marriage have her looking solace within the contents of her fridge. If she may well simply positioned down the Rocky highway ice cream and peach pie, she may possibly get round to discovering a caterer, losing sixty kilos, and knowing how one can fall in love along with her husband back. no longer unavoidably in that order.
Bonded via years of friendship, those 3 ladies detect what else they've got in universal: mendacity, dishonest spouses. so that they heed their collective betrayals as a warning call and band jointly to unique candy revenge. The take-charge trio will see to it that the punishment is simply, exquisitely humiliating, and downright hilarious.
Cathy Holton’s debut novel is a scrumptious yarn of friendship and marriage, secrets and techniques and retribution, and the way not anything remains hidden for lengthy. opposed to a Southern backdrop of gentility and decorum, Revenge of the Kudzu Debutantes dares to desert Junior League social graces in ways in which could make even Scarlett O’Hara blush.