Author: Marie Wilson
Publication Date: May 1, 2013 by HarperCollins, a Patrick Crean Editions Imprint
Event organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.
Erotica for the thinking woman, this well-written novel interlaces the lives of three women in search of love, sex and adventure. Rose, Con, and Wanda, all disciples of the legendary Dorothy Parker, meet regularly for drinks to share laughter and tears as they recount their romantic and sexual escapades. From Toronto to Vancouver to Paris, these three jump in and out of bed with an collection of interesting men, discovering along the way some of life’s hard truths, but never without a dash of humour. Featuring shoes, martinis, clothes, champagne, and of course sex, The Gorgeous Girls is a smart, playful and delicious sexual extravaganza from start to finish.
Ten things I have in My purse/bag/wallet now:
Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer in Champagne
Pad of paper with Warhol’s Marilyn on the cover
Pen that takes refills
A necklace of turquoise glass
Cell phone – Smart and pink
Visa Scene Card
A book: Transitions of the Heart (Rachel Pepper, editor)
Keys attached to a small Kewpie doll and a tiny movie camera
Marie Wilson was born to a paint merchant and an Olympic runner in Vancouver, BC. After studying painting and theatre at UBC and SFU, she moved to Toronto to put herself on the boards. Following appearances on some of Toronto’s best stages, she turned her attention to writing. Marie has published work in a number of magazines and newspapers, including NOW magazine and The Globe and Mail, had a handful of good reviews, met some great people, found love, and birthed a trio geniuses along the way.