New tensions and old rivalries come to a head. The surviving moms are ready to reap the rewards of membership, but none of them counted on club founder, Bettina Connaught Cross, needing a pick-me-up from a bitter betrayal. While lesser women might cry into their pillows, Bettina finds comfort in exerting control over her domain. The new Onesies are trying to stay out of sight long enough to deal with their own issues: Lorna wants to tell her family about Dante's autism, but keeping it on her own terms could be difficult when her hippie mom and socialite mother-in-law meet for the first time. Jillian fights to regain her financial footing and confront her own insecurities, finding comfort in an unexpected place. And Ally can't bear the thought of hurting Jade, so she continues to bury her feelings for Brady. But when another desperate housewife stirs the mix, Jade could become a pawn in an even more devious game.
IN BOOK 4 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES:
As summer sizzles in Totlandia, emotions boil: When Jillian's vindictive joke backfires, she learns the true meaning of forgiveness. Jade's betrayal puts her in a dangerous downward spiral with no bottom in sight--until she finds friendship and redemption where she least expects it. Lorna faces the biggest trial in her marriage and makes an important decision that may end it for good. While Ally may regret the choices made for the club, her exile puts new opportunities in her path, thanks to Brady and his ceaseless desire to win her over--with Barry's help, who is playing his own little game with the Top Moms Committee. But it's Bettina who suffers the ultimate punishment--one that changes her life, and the livelihood of the club, forever.
TOTLANDIA SERIES - THE TWOSIES (BOOKS 5-8)
Four weddings. Three babies. Two funerals. One heck of a Twosies year. Welcome back to Totlandia.
IN BOOK 5 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES: IN BOOK 6 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES:
When Bettina Cross is faced with having to share the leadership of her beloved Pacific Heights Moms and Tots Club with her sister-in-law, Lorna Connaught, she plays dirty--only to discover that her actions have aligned her two true enemies: Kimberley Savitch, and Kelly Overton. Bettina's problems are compounded when Daniel Warwick, a Department of Justice prosecutor, wants to use her as bait to trap her soon-to-be ex, Art, into coming home and answering to long list of fraud charges. While Bettina fighting desperately to preserve her most priceless possession: her social standing, Brady lines up venture capital funding for Life of Pie, Ally must tamp down his gung-ho power ranger tendencies, while at the same time shore up Jillian's insecurities that her pies won't live up to Brady's promises. And now that Reggie is teaching the complete works of Shakespeare to UC Berkeley undergrads, Jade struggles with her fear that she's competing for his affections with his young student assistant. Finally, an unexpected tragedy puts Jillian in the middle of her ex's life again--with consequences that will affect her future and those of her twins--forever.
Besides dealing with the politics of the Pacific Heights Moms & Tots Club, Lorna discovers a secret that will scandalize the members--and perhaps have one them leaving in disgrace. As for Jade, her new part-time job on the UC Berkeley campus allows Reggie to see her in a whole new light--one that will either make, or break, their relationship. Jillian is juggling too much--not just the twins, the growth of Life of Pie, and the details of her wedding, but the guardianship of the infant, Scotty. Will her fiancé, Caleb man up to fatherhood--or will he be scared off by threats of a lawsuit from Rona, the mother her deceased ex-husband, Scott? And Brady's frustration over Ally's refusal to commit to marrying him leads him down a slippery slope-into her past. Finally, Bettina's idea for a new mobile app may get her out of hock--but will it keep her in the good graces of Daniel Warwick, the Federal agent chasing down Art?
IN BOOK 7 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES:
Will Bettina succumb to an easy fix for her problems, or will she embrace the challenge that may lead to the financial and emotional freedom she craves? Her her mysterious disappearances are adding to Lorna's anxieties to keep the club on an even keel up until she delivers her twins. Little does she know that a cruel trick by Kelly will curdle Lorna's relationship with her mother-in-law, Eleanor. Jillian is fighting her former mother-in-law for custody of her deceased ex-husband's child. And Jade is given an opportunity to prove herself both as an academic researcher, and as the perfect partner for her fiánce, Reggie. But will his assistant Samantha's attentions come between them? Brady's quest to reunite Ally with her father may be the one thing that will tear their relationship apart. Finally, Top Moms know that their only hope of getting out from under Bettina's thumb is to secure their secrets-filled files hidden deep within a sculpture to be auctioned off with the rest of her possessions. Let the bidding begin!