Based on her own experiences with infertility and two attempts at IVF, Sibel Hodge's latest novel The Baby Trap will have you laughing and crying at the ups and downs of modern baby-making...When Gina turns thirty-three her body clock unexpectedly begins clanging in her ear with annoying persistence.
The only problem is, having a baby isn't as easy as she thought. Whether she's feng shui-ing the house to death with fertility symbols, throwing out her husband's tight boxers in favour of baggies, swapping wine and chocolate for green tea and yams, popping fertility drugs like M&M's, or having sex so precision-timed it makes international warfare manoeuvres look unorganized, her life is turned upside down. And when nothing seems to be working, her quest for the B-word turns into an obsession.Can Gina stay sane, get pregnant, and keep her marriage together? Or will her baby trail become a baby trap?PRAISE FOR SIBEL HODGE"Yet another winner by Sibel who is fast becoming my favourite 'chick-lit' author" -- Wistful Kimmie's Book Reviews"Sibel Hodge has perfect comedic timing" -- Lisa Lim, author of Confessions of a Call Centre Gal"Ms. Hodge is rapidly becoming a favorite of mine." --Coffee Time Romance & More"Sibel Hodge does it again! -- Geeky Girl Reviews"Sibel Hodge has a way of writing that really makes the characters come to life" -- Can't Put It Down Review Blog
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Sibel Hodge has dual British/Turkish Cypriot nationality, dividing her time between Hertfordshire and North Cyprus. She is a qualified personal trainer, sports and massage therapist, and writes freelance feature articles on health, fitness, and various lifetyle subjects. Prior to this, she also worked for Hertfordshire Constabulary for ten years. Her debut novel, Fourteen Days Later, is a romantic comedy with a unique infusion of British and Turkish Cypriot culture. Written in a similar style to Catherine Alliott and Marian Keyes, Fourteen Days Later is My Big Fat Greek Wedding meets P.S. I Love You. The Fashion Police is her second novel and is the first in a series featuring feisty, larger-than-life insurance investigator, Amber Fox. It is a screwball comedy-mystery, combining murder and mayhem with romance and chick-lit. Written in a similar style to Janet Evanovich, The Fashion Police is Stephanie Plum meets Bridget Jones