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Lucy Mathers Goes Back To Work By Julie Butterfield Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (Win a Paperback copy of Lucy Mathers Goes Back To Work (UK Only)

Lucy Mathers goes back to work

Lucy Mathers Goes Back To Work

By Julie Butterfield

 

About the Book: 

Lucy Mathers was once the golden girl of Simcock & Bright. Four years later, she’s a stay at home mum with two adorable children, has swapped her Louboutins for rabbit slippers and spends her day making crustless sandwiches and colour co-ordinated lunches instead of signing up high profile clients.


When her husband is suddenly made redundant, there is panic in the Mathers’ household. With a mortgage the size of the national debt and a credit card balance that’s in danger of toppling, Lucy reluctantly decides she must return to work. So she digs out her old power suits from the back of the wardrobe and leaves Will to become a house husband. But sitting in Lucy’s old office is Grant Cassidy, suave, handsome and ruthless and with no intention of letting Lucy walk back into the number one job.


At home, despite his breezy declaration that swapping boardroom battles for toddler groups would be a doddle, Will’s belief that parental issues could be solved with forward planning and a spread sheet soon falls by the wayside.


With both Will and Lucy struggling to adapt, could their previously happy marriage be developing some cracks?

 




Christie’s Review

4 .5 STARS

What a clever, humorous, and realistic look at balancing parenthood and career.

Lucy had quite the successful career at Simcock & Bright. She was on the rise, but then she decided to stay home with her children…that was 4 years ago. Now, she is returning to work after her husband, Will, is out of work. The roles have now switched as he has decided to stay home with the children until he finds a job. Then, Lucy will quit and return to being a stay-at-home mother. As we all know, some of our best laid plans don’t always work out like we think they will. Lucy and Will are about to find that out. 

While this is Lucy’s journey, it is Will’s as well. Lucy has to adapt to being back at work, especially with her nemesis, Grant Cassidy. He is going to put up every obstacle he can to make work as difficult as possible. 

Will is also learning that you don’t rule a household and handle toddlers they way you do people in a boardroom. 

Each one of them will soon learn important lessons about their marriage, their family, and their careers. I really enjoyed Julie Butterfield’s style of writing. It’s clever and filled with a lot of wit and humor. She really captures the dilemma of balancing parenthood and having a career. I loved it. I’m looking forward to reading more from this author. 




Purchase Links

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UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lucy-Mathers-Goes-Back-Work-ebook/dp/B07WJJJVW5

US – https://www.amazon.com/Lucy-Mathers-Goes-Back-Work-ebook/dp/B07WJJJVW5

Meet the Author

Julie Butterfield belongs to the rather large group of ‘always wanted to write’ authors who finally found the time to sit down and put pen to paper – or rather fingers to keyboard.
She wrote her first book purely for pleasure and was very surprised to discover that so many people enjoyed the story and wanted more, so she decided to carry on writing!

Social Media Links 

@juliebeewriter

www.Juliebutterfield.co.uk

 

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