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Women of Good Fortune

Women of Good Fortune

by Sophie Wan

Penguin Random House
Publish Date
March 2024

Three women. One daring plan. A wedding heist to remember.

Lulu has always been taught that money is the ticket to a good life. So, when Shanghai's most eligible bachelor surprises her with a proposal, the only acceptable answer is yes, even if the voice inside her head is saying no. His family's fortune would solve all her parents' financial woes, but Lulu isn't in love or ready for marriage.

The only people she can confide in are her two best friends: career-minded Rina, who is tired of being passed over for promotion as her biological clock ticks away; and Jane, a sharp-tongued, luxury-chasing housewife desperate to divorce her husband and trade up. Each of them desires something different: freedom, time, beauty. None of them can get it without money.

It's not long before they realise that Lulu's wedding is their golden opportunity. With Shanghai's elite clamouring to attend, the cash gifts guests will bring will be more than enough to change the women's lives. To steal the money on the big day, all they'll need is a trustworthy crew and a brilliant plan. But as the plot grows increasingly complicated and relationships are caught in the crossfire, the women are forced to realise that having it all might come at a steep price...

Set against a high-society Shanghai wedding, a heartfelt and funny novel about a reluctant bride, her two best friends, and the cunning plan that could change their fortunes forever.

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