When Anna Wren and her husband Tom buy a rambling farmhouse in Wales with three other couples, the intention is to grow old with the support of tried and trusted friends. But life turns out to be not the bed of roses she had imagined when her best friend's husband starts making passes at her.
As she teeters on the brink of an affair, the relationships that have shaped her life begin to crumble. Faced with her daughter's surprise pregnancy and her elderly father taking up with a girlfriend, Anna is forced to confront the changing nature of her own sexual desire and the consequences of giving in...
This is Jo Verity's first novel, following her success as winner of the 2003 Richard and Judy "Write Here Right Now" short story competition.
"Jo leapt out as the clear winner of our competition and we are over the moon that her writing talents have now been recognised." Richard and Judy
Categories: Fiction, Novels
First Published by Honno: 1st June 2005