Grace Kelly, unlike her namesake, doesn’t have it all, far from it. What she does have is an excess stone of weight, a perverted boss, a mortgage the size of a third world country’s debt, two children from different fathers and a seriously successfulMoreGrace Kelly, unlike her namesake, doesn’t have it all, far from it. What she does have is an excess stone of weight, a perverted boss, a mortgage the size of a third world country’s debt, two children from different fathers and a seriously successful shiny older sister.Olivia, her shiny happy sister, has a degree, a rich fiancé and the unequalled love of their doting parents.
She has never failed at school, suffered cellulite or had a dark child out of wedlock like Grace had and seems the epitome of success.Kate Heathcoat is slim, blonde and beautiful with the perfect size ten figure, a luxurious large home and a handsome, successful husband and two adorable children.
But she remains empty and unfulfilled, trying to forget her fat past and shabby upbringing.After the events of September 11th, Grace quits her job and goes to work for Kate. Kate decides to go back to college, leaving her controlling husband furious. Their venomous babysitter, Melody, sets her sights on Kate’s husband and nothing will stand in her way.
Meanwhile Dymphna, Grace’s stalwart and pretty friend, is finding her love life more than a bit challenging, Grace’s 12 year old son, Jordan, decides the time is right to search for his father, a handsome, Arabic pilot who he has never met and Olivia, soon to be blushing bride, is in actuality fat, unhappy and ready to abandon her nuptials.All these women, trying to maintain their fragile lives in the 21st century, suffer from the grass is greener syndrome.
It’s not until they release their own inner demons and really connect that they realize nothing is as it seems.