Frogs and Lovers
“A comic, uncorny update of the old fairy tale about the princess who marries a no-hope nerd.” SHE Magazine.
Your boyfriend has just announced that he’s buying a flat with his ex-lover. Your mother’s efforts to sweep you off the shelf and into the pocket of a prospective husband have landed you with the most offensive blind date known to woman. It’s raining, you’re crying, you step off the kerb and into the path of an on-coming car.
The man who manages not to run you over isn’t good-looking. Or interesting. He’s driving an ancient Ford Escort. But he offers to take you home, and he likes your company enough to ask you out. Self-pity and lack of attention lead you to accept. And your biological clock is ticking, and he lives in Monte-Carlo, and you’re stuck in a rut…
So you marry him.
Then you wake up from your misery-induced stupor, and realise the truth. All your life you were waiting for a prince, but you’ve married the frog. Perhaps he’d be transformed, if you could only bring yourself to kiss him…
- Acorn Independent Press Ltd, November 2012
Acorn Independent Press Ltd
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