The replacement wife is an 85,000 word commercial women’s fiction novel about two women who are in love with the same man.
Despite an enormous crush on her charismatic boss, Rebecca is not a marriage wrecker and contents herself with friendship and fantasy. That is, until she finds out Flynn's wife is dying of cancer. When he confides in her that the physical side of his marriage is already dead, their friendship deepens into an affair.
Following the devastating news that the cancer has spread, despite facially disfiguring surgery, Madeleine is determined her second marriage will not fail. Blaming herself for the distance that has opened up between herself and Flynn, she throws herself into planning a round the world trip starting in India, convinced once they leave England, the intimacy will return.
Will Madeleine make it to India? Will Rebecca dance on her grave?