Nell and Bridget discover their mother has hidden a secret life for thirty years, with a cottage in Vermont and a Westie named Winston.
Sept. 1, 2012 - AUTHONOMY GOLD MEDAL WINNER!
98,000 words of contemporary women's fiction — a family drama about three generations of women, the sacrifices they've made and the secrets they carry.
If you ever wondered what your mother is really like, you should read this book.
Educated at the best schools and raised to live happily ever after, the Reilly sisters never dreamed their lives would only be perfect on the surface. Nell is a devoted mom and corporate wife who struggles to keep her demanding husband happy. Bridget is a glamorous interior designer who transforms herself for every new man, always attracted to the bad ones.
When their mother Mary Reilly turns up in a hospital hundreds of miles from home, the sisters find out how she has dealt with regret. Her lakeside hideaway is the vault for family secrets never suspected, and the gateway to change for all three women.