Just Desserts Author:Patti Massman & Susan Rosser Diana Lowe has everything?marriage to a Beverly Hills dentist, two bright teenage children, a beautiful home in a tony suburb of Los Angeles, friends who actually like her and a Mercedes-Benz. — When her overweight mother suffers a heart attack, Diana?s perfect world turns upside down. Her frustrated husband, Harvey, threatens to leave Diana if s... more »he doesn?t solve her own weight problem.
Diana adopts a new eating regimen, and when Harvey finds it includes chocolate candy, it?s all he can handle. He follows through on his threat and moves out.
Alone for the first time, Diana feels the acute emotional and financial pain of the deserted wife. She doubts herself and loses sight of who she is. And though her well-connected friends are there for her, it?s Alison Rifkind, the wife of Harvey?s professional rival, who champions Diana?s cause and offers a way out.
Transforming her life slowly, an ever-wiser, more mature Diana experiences a quixotic, adventure-filled romance that carriers her to the farthest reaches of the globe, and rediscovers love where she least expects it.« less
In the tradition of Susan Isaacs, a bright, sexy, funny novel that will have everyone talking--especially about the diet that's woven into the story. After losing 50 pounds, Diana launches a brand-new career teaching others to lose weight. "The voluptuous novel with a skinny diet inside".--Detroit Free Press.