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Peta thinks that '...taking a man to Melbourne would be like taking a sandwich to a smorgasbord', that's why she is leaving him at home.

Peta thinks that '...taking a man to Melbourne would be like taking a sandwich to a smorgasbord', that's why she is leaving him at home.

Peta Tully has found her Mr Right – the only trouble is, she's not sure she's ready to settle down. Not just yet, anyway - so when she's offered a twelve-month contract interstate which just might win her the job of her dreams, she puts her Sydney life on hold, packs her bags and jumps on a plane, leaving her doting boyfriend behind. Peta takes a voluntary vow of celibacy, but sticking to it proves harder than she imagines.

This is Anita Heiss's second book about Peta, Alice, Liza and Dannie, four deadly, desirable and dynamic thirty-something chicks from Sydney's eastern beaches.

Reviews

Anita Heiss is a fresh and bold new Australian voice in the genre of chick lit. So get comfy, grab a copy of Not Meeting Mr Right and prepare to be entertained and delighted by gorgeous Alice on her quest for true luuurve!

girl.com.au

There's lots of social commentary, hands-on sex, and brilliant satire here, heaps of black/white politics and revisionist history, and most impressive of all there's the most vivid, three-dimensional account ever written in any language of a truly serious hangover.

Alex Miller

Anita Heiss creates the genre of Koori chick lit in Not Meeting Mr Right

Susan Wyndham, â??This Yearâ??s Best Booksâ?? in Sydney Morning Herald

Through its wit, charm and cheekiness, this novel is ... going to be dubbed the blackfella version of Bridget Jones? Diary, with one difference, this one comes with a spear.

Terri Janke, author Butterfly Song

... An entertaining and often very funny, Bridget Jones-ish romp.

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin

Anita is Aboriginal Australia's answer to Whoopi Goldberg.

Jackie Huggins

Great witty entertainment here, from a clever young Aussie author. More please.

Woman's Day

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781863256049

    August 1, 2008

    Bantam Australia

    368 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781864715828

    May 1, 2010

    RHA eBooks Adult

    370 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Anita Heiss

Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic
Am I Black Enough For You?
Paris Dreaming
Manhattan Dreaming
Not Meeting Mr Right

Recommendations

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Fifty Shades Darker
The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
Bridget Jones’s Baby
Rushing Waters
Echo Burning
A Gentleman in Moscow
Fool Me Once
Private Delhi
The Girl on the Train
The Heart's Invisible Furies
Voyager
Swing Time
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Girls
The Bone Collection
Cold Blood
Colombiano