What they say:
One wedding. One curse? Disaster ever after…
A seven-years-bad-sex curse? Surely not! Yet something went wrong when rock singer Casey and drummer Alex got married on that beautiful yacht anchored off St Tropez in the south of France. Something went badly wrong. For even on their wedding night, the young couple discovers a complete and somewhat surprising inability to make love. Muddling through their honeymoon with a string of thin excuses for their predicament, the lovers defer finding a solution (and panicking) until the return to their home in London. After all, they married for life and to make rock music, not for the love of sex. Right?
But when they resume life as normal in London, all hell breaks loose. Increasingly frantic in their quest for release, the unhappy newlyweds embark on a string of hilarious and occasionally harmful antics that drives them, their band, and an assortment of random strangers to the brink of despair. But it ain’t over ‘til it’s over or, in this case… it ain’t over ‘til the newlyweds sing.
What we say – review by Charlotte Foreman:
I’ve read a couple of books by Nicky Wells and I have to say 7 Years Bad Sex is my favourite by far.
Take a blissfully happy couple, dream wedding + a life others are envious of and you’ve got the perfect mix, right? Wrong. Unbeknown to Casey and Alex, their wedding marks the start of a series of frustrating and toe curlingly embarrassing attempts to consummate their marriage . . . and it’s hilarious.
The many unfortunately events meant that one minute I was laughing my head off, the next I was cringing, before feeling desperately sorry for the pair. But whatever I was feeling, I couldn’t book the book down, eager to find out if deed would ever be done. The writing is sleek, with a perfect balance of comedy and emotion. What could have been a sticky subject matter, Nicky Wells takes and turns into a rather endearing tale where love and patience concurs all. Or does it?! No spoilers from me, I suggest you give this book a try . . .
Do I believe in a sex curse? No. Did I have fun reading about one? Hell, yeah I did!