September, 2020 -- Warpaint is a charming romantic comedy novel by J.J. Maya set in the grand beauty halls of Glasgow and New York. And as the Editor-in-Chief of Haute Living San Francisco, Teresa Rodriguez puts it, “a roller coaster romantic comedy that is both heartbreaking and hilarious...”
The story is about a Scottish makeup artist Willow who fell in love and married the dashing New Yorker, Rick after a whirlwind romance. But her dream life of living in New York is actually far from the perfect fresh start she had always imagined. She paid no attention to the warnings of her workmates about her marrying Rick until she discovered that the supposed Manhattan loft is actually a bedsit in Queens where Rick’s ex, Isabella, is still in residence. Feeling scorned and rejected, Isabella alerted the authorities of a suspected Green Card Marriage as part of her revenge. This set off a chain reaction of dramatic consequences and puts Willow’s dream life in jeopardy even before it starts.
“WARPAINT is the first book in a new series. It's hilarious, heartbreaking, with a dash of romance and angst thrown in. An extremely enjoyable read, that leaves you wanting to read more,” according to a Net Galley Reviewer.
Warpaint is Book One in the heartwarming Second Chance Oh So Boutique! Series and readers are dying to find out if Willow will find the courage to stay in New York and make all her makeup artistry dreams come true.
This book is an elaborate fusion of emotions exhibited with utmost simplicity in writing. For a debut Scottish novelist and luxury lifestyle copywriter, J.J.Maya has definitely done a fantastic job on making Willow's character come to life and the overall writing is simply a masterpiece. For more info, Visit here: https://mailchi.mp/55d48b70359c/jj-maya
“It is one of those books which will make you laugh and sad here and there. This book had some kind of magic on me and from the initial chapters it started grabbing my attention so much that I couldn't wait to finish it. Writing style is so smooth and perfect for a plot like this,” a Goodreads reviewer said.
About The Author
J.J. draws upon her experience working as a Flight Attendant and Makeup Artist as the inspiration for her debut novel, WARPAINT.
After spending a decade living in the USA, J.J. knows the challenges and rewards of the expat lifestyle. Her writing has appeared in Wallpaper*Magazine, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine and I-Escape. She can be found at the cosmetics counter hunting down the perfect red lipstick.
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