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"It's fair to say that Charlie Glass is carrying some excess baggage, both physically and emotionally. After caring for her desperately ill father for ten years, Charlie has piled on the pounds while her half sisters and stepmother have been busy running his designer shoe business. When he dies and leaves the business to Charlie, she finds herself in the driving seat and she's determined to make the most of it. After a harrowing few weeks at a health farm, she's lean, mean and ready to take on the world. And if losing weight means losing the friends who have stuck by her through the bad years her best friend Lucy and ice cream parlour owner Ferdy (whose ice cream she can no longer eat) maybe that's just the price she has to pay. And it looks like it might be worth it. She's running rings around her skinny half sisters and hideous stepmother, her ideas for the business are being taken seriously, and she's going out with Jay Broderick, the sexiest man on the planet. But the constant battle to stay slim for Jay is beginning to feel like torture. Will he still love her if she puts on a bit of weight? Will people take her less seriously if she goes back to the comfortable size s