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Subject: Looking for Book, but don't know title...
Date Posted: 7/14/2009 7:16 PM ET
Member Since: 7/11/2009
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I posted this on contemporary fiction, but thought I would try in here too, because it would probalby fall in this category.  I was recently browsing the books in Target and read the synopsis of a book about a vacation rental that becomes overbooked with two families and it turns out the wife of one family and the husband of the other family have past history...does this sound familiar to anyone?  It is probably a newer book because it was on the end shelf!  Thanks!

Date Posted: 7/14/2009 8:36 PM ET
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I'm sure that the book you are looking for is Sleeping Arrangements by Madeleine Wickham.

From Publishers Weekly
Wickham (The Gatecrasher; also, the Shopaholic series as Sophie Kinsella) spins a delightful story of British families forced to spend their vacation together after a mutual friend promises them the same week in his Spanish villa. Chloe Harding hopes that a holiday will soothe the strain between her and longtime partner Philip Murray, who is worried that a recent takeover of his company may cost him his job. Their hopes are dashed when they arrive and find another family already settled at the villa. To Chloe's disappointment, she'll be sharing the space with Hugh Stratton, the beau who broke her heart 15 years ago. Now married to high-maintenance Amanda and with two children, Hugh apologizes, and though Chloe initially expresses nothing but hurt and disdain (all the while keeping their past a secret from Philip), she eventually considers beginning life anew with Hugh. Wickham does a bangup job of creating believable characters—even Amanda is less vapid than she at first seems. Surprises abound as the plot unfolds, and the families begin to wonder whether their mutual friend made an innocent mistake in getting them together.

Date Posted: 7/14/2009 9:17 PM ET
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Yes...this is it!  Thank you so much!