A sugar daddy can make your money woes disappear overnight. But for sugar babies, life is like a chocolate covered time bomb: sweet on the outside, deadly on the inside.
Young, beautiful, and hungry, Maire, Esme and Niki want what every woman wants: love, work, safe shelter, the bills paid off, a diamond-studded Rolex, and a two-bedroom condo with an ocean view. Working as sugar babies seems to be the only way to make this happen. But the sugar life is more dangerous than they thought.
Maire O’Rourke is too hot to handle herself properly. She tends to wear too tight clothes and too much make-up, but she’s got more than sex on her mind. She’s already landed one of the richest sugar daddies in Coconut City, a tropical paradise boasting more lonely men per multimillion dollar estate than just about anywhere else.
Sweet Esme Grant is a buxom blonde with a rough and tumble lover she’s left behind somewhere in hill country. She’s come to Coconut City in order to find herself a sugar daddy, a rich older man willing to fund her, along with her hometown boyfriend and their Mayberry-gone-bad dreams.
Niki Stephanopoulos, a dark, iconoclastic artist enrolled in a teaching certification program at Coconut College, struggles with depression fueled by guilt. She is embarrassed by her dependence on her family for the money she needs to survive. But she feels even worse after sleeping with her sexy, much older landlord when she’s short the rent.
Welcome to the secret lives of sugar babies. On the first day of the month, Maire, Esme and Niki struggle with overdue bills and sexy beaus. Readers can join them as they figure out ways to pay the rent, make decent love to indecent men, and stay upright on the rough road to happiness. Sugar Babies is a modern-day romance, a blue martini with a nasty twist. An intoxicating mystery steeped in social satire, the story of Esme, Niki and Maire is an all-American morality tale.
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Sugar Babies by Mickey J. Corrigan
I do not know how to start, wow! Sugar Babies was extremely mysterious and intense. The characters were complex and it was certainly a thriller. Mickey J. Corrigan has a fabulous writing style that keeps the reader wanting more and kept guessing; who is the murderer, who will be the wife, the murdered and broken? It was all very twisty and the ending was fantastic. I am still not really sure who won out in the end.
Follow the retelling of a Sugar Daddy and his journey with three very different women. All vying for attention and money and figure becoming a sugar baby will help get their dreams. The first chapter is a diary entry from the sugar daddy explaining that he is retelling the girl’s stories and that he will break one girl, breaks the neck of another and marries the third. Throughout I forget it was a retelling and get deeply involved into the lives of these three desperate women.
Esme is a 23 year old that wants to meet a rich, powerful daddy that will help support her in Coconut City and allow her to send money back to her long-time boyfriend, Jake. Jake has sent Esme off to earn money and help them buy out the local sports bar where Jake works. Esme is smart, attractive and a blonde bombshell. She has it all and knows how to act the part.
Maire is a 27 year old tall, red haired looker and has already gotten herself a sugar daddy, Ted. They have been together for 3 years and are starting an online professional dating website that will match daddies with babies. Maire had over $100k in college loans when she met Ted and now together they are starting this business.
Niki is a 22 year old stunner and moved to Coconut City three months ago to start at a teaching grad school. She is an artist and is deep in debt from college, renting and trying to make it on her own. Rent has fallen due and she doesn’t know where to get the money from.
Niki runs into Maire and Maire introduces Niki to her website. They all get in touch with each other and the three women meet at a mixer that Maire has set up for daddies and babies to meet. Esme is popular and picky; along strolls a handsome forty-something year old that seems to be the youngest in the room. He heads straight for Esme and within 5 minutes they have made a deal and heading for the door. Niki is not so lucky, she is still hesitant about the whole sugar world and doesn’t know if she can really become a baby. Making a run for it, she escapes the mixer and is still penniless and troubled.
Enter the daddies. Ted is with Maire; Jay is with Esme and Niki is having feelings toward her landlord, Len.
Niki starts to deteriorate and obsessing over her landlord. Esme has found her calling as a blogger for Maire’s website and the whole business becomes a success. Maire is drinking and drinking and has a lot of secrets in her past that she doesn’t want anybody to know about. Esme has decided that Jake isn’t really for her anymore and wants to become independent.
Which of these three women will become the broken, the murdered and the wife? This is the big question and was always on my mind throughout reading this thriller. All three women end up sleeping with multiple men and you never know which the Sugar Daddy is writing the account. Follow the luxurious life of a professional girlfriend and read along to find out the secrets that slowly get divulged. This was a great read and I would love to read more of the sugar world.
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About the Author
Author Mickey J. Corrigan lies and works and gets into trouble in the lurid tropics of South Florida, where sugar babies are as common as gators, skeeters and snowbirds. Other titles include the novellas Geekus Interruptus, Dream Job, Professional Grievers, and Me Go Mango. Sugar Babies is her first novel.
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