Can't Buy Me Love: A wild coming of age journey through the swinging sixties. (The Cost of Loving Series Book 1)
It’s swinging sixties London and she’s a girl in trouble, in search of a wealthy man. He’s a famous man with money, looking to hide his troubled past. It’s a match made in heaven where love is not required.Raised in a wretched home full of anger and hate, what’s a poor, miserable teenage girl to do? But there is a way out when she teams up with her older gay cousin, Ronnie, whose mission it becomes to transform her into the fabulous young woman he knows she deserves to be.Our heroine is ruthlessly determined to achieve the sort of success that she had not, until then, dared to dream of. Thanks to Ronnie, life takes a dramatic and unexpected turn that completes the job that Ronnie started. Sophia’s coming of age is a roller-coaster ride full of glorious highs and frightening lows, especially when history catches up with her to destroy the greatest day of her young life so far. Will she survive it? Will she seek revenge?‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ is the first book in ‘The Cost of Loving’ trilogy. If you like stories of success over adversity, family dramas and sexual diversity, then you will love Martin Humphries’ bitter-sweet voyage of discovery through some of the most exciting years in living memory - years chock full of changes of every kind, when being gay usually spelled trouble with a capital T.Start traveling this fascinating journey through the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s today by buying ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ and follow Sophia through London, Europe and Hollywood as she matures from troubled teenager to famous beauty.
Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Fiction, Family Saga, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Gay & Lesbian, Biography
Size: 466 pages
Free download for Kindle from 21 February 2020 onward