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Hayley and the Hot Flashes
by Jayne Jaudon Ferrer


When five middle-aged girlfriends trade in carpools and casseroles for microphones and music halls, look out!

Hayley Swift, a country music diva who has slipped out of the limelight, gets more attention when she's mistaken for Taylor Swift's mom than for her former glory days. When she's invited to perform at her 35th high school reunion, a bus accident puts her back-up singers in a hospital, Hayley begs her long-gone-domestic quartet from high school to join her onstage for the gig. They're such a hit that she invites the women to fill in on a low-budget tour for a couple of weeks while her singers recover. Thrilled at the chance to flee routine for a dream deferred for decades, the friends readily accept.

Nefarious flirtations, indiscriminate mood swings, equipment malfunctions, and a few nasty cat-fights combine to wreak havoc on the Retro Rodeo tour, but it's a crazed stalker, an overzealous fan, and an unexpected pregnancy that ultimately derail the road trip. In the midst of the mayhem, friendships and fantasies are redefined as the women come together to face one's debilitating illness. True love emerges from the tragedy, though, and the friends discover new strengths and aspirations as this adventure ends and new ones begin.

Hayley and the Hotflashes will make you laugh out loud and indulge in your favorite "what if" fantasies as they deal with sickness, stage fright, attitudes, egos, temptations, testosterone, and more.

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• Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, 10 AM - 2 PM, Southern Author Expo, Hughes Main Library,25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC 

• Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, 10 AM - 4 PM, Book signing at The Amelia Island Author Expo & Reader Extravaganza,  Fernandina Beach Middle School, 315 Citrona Drive, Fernandina Beach, FL

• Saturday, April 1, 2023, 11 AM - 1:00 PM, Book Signing at Broadway Books, 1537 Winchester Avenue, Ashland, KY 

• Friday, June 23, 2023, NOON - 2:00 PM, Book Signing, Gottwals Books, 2834 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA

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• Saturday, July 8, 2023, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Book Signing, As the Page Turns, 32 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC

• Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023, 6:30 PM, Women of Waterstone Book Club, Greenville, SC 

• Thursday, Oct 19, 2023, 6:30 PM, Merrifield Park Book Club, Greenville, SC

• Monday, October 30, 2023, 6:30 PM (Central) - Zoom meeting with Rockin' Readers Book Club in Brandon, Mississippi

• Saturday, November 4, 2023, 11 AM - 3 PM (Eastern) - Authors & Artisans Fall Market at As the Page Turns, 32 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC

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