Tara works for an advertising agency and is married to Colin. But after an unsuccessful stint at IVF, the wheels are falling off their marriage and they had fallen into the same old dull routine.
To help pitch a client, Tara joins a dating app called Fling, which is for married people who want to have an anonymous affair – the rules include making up a fake name and not sharing any photos with faces.
As Claire, she has a 100 per cent match with a guy called Jack. No prizes for guessing who Jack is. But the fun comes in waiting for the penny to drop for our hapless couple.
This is like The Pina Colada Song has come to life as a book in the 21st century. (There are even references to the bar called O’Malley’s.)
With its clever turn of phrases, it’s a smart and adorable debut. It may not be for everyone but if you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain, read it – if you have half a brain!