By Mary Monroe
"Monroe is a masterful storyteller." --Philadelphia Inquirer
There are a few things even eternally associates cannot repair. . .
Annette Goode Davis is a survivor. existence has usually knocked her down, yet she's by no means stayed there for lengthy. To Annette, it is all approximately kinfolk and previous pals like Rhoda O'Toole. And immediately, Annette wishes all of the buddies she will be able to get. simply because in recent times, her husband, Pee Wee, slightly has the time of day for her. and he or she has no thought why. . .
Desperate to regain Pee Wee's affections, Annette is going on a crash nutrition, will get a makeover, and appears warmer than she has in decades. all people notices--except Pee Wee. So whilst good-looking Louis Baines showers her with consciousness, Annette unearths herself having an affair and spending funds on Louis like there is no the next day to come. but if she learns a poor mystery approximately her new lover, she realizes she's in excess of her head. quickly Annette needs to face the truth that she can have destroyed the lifestyles she loved--and this time, now not even Rhoda will help her make issues correct. . .
"A fast paced, attractive, demanding tale that would make readers consider carefully sooner than getting knotted up in an affair." --Booklist
"Monroe's by no means higher than whilst she's writing approximately Annette and Rhoda. . .who are continuously going in trouble." --Publishers Weekly
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