Book: Before the Daisies Grow (Capers of the Glamour Grans) by Micki Street
|4.3 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews|
Micki Streetabout this book: The 'new age' of life begins at 60 and not 40 has just begun. Three Glamour Grans have given up their 'grand parenting' duties to embark on an adventure of a lifetime before wheel chair races become a reality. And before the daisies grow!
Dotty, Nora and Wilma, the three silver beauties venture into the unknown on the strength of Dotty's so called 'psychic abilities and excellent judgement of character'. Her two friends trust her intuitiveness when she befriends Lucas in the local pub. He convinces them to accept a holiday to the exotic island of Brazzina where crystal seas and pristine beaches will seduce their minds.
Prior to their departure, Dotty meets the handsome retired Major Milestone whose presence embraces her body in a tsunami of vapors. Alas, he has to reject her amorous advances much to her disdain.
But when the trio arrive on the island and Dotty becomes suspicious when their itinerary changes, she interrogates the tour guide. To her horror, she discovers that Milestone has kidnapped them and assumes it's for his wicked deeds. They have to escape and find Lucas.
Meanwhile and unbeknownst to them, Lucas is a drug lord with his own plans. He needs these silver beauties for hostages against Milestone when his drug eradication unit move in to destroy his opium crop even if it means their demise.
Dotty's harebrained escape plan nearly scuppers Milestone covet mission and risks the lives of his men. He is now of the opinion she and her friends are opium rookies for Lucas.
• "This is a fun, light, entertaining read."
• "Before the Daisies Grow" is an intriguing, exciting, and hilarious look inside the minds and lives of three women in their sixties."
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