Corporate lawyer, Natalie Dreyer, fought hard to escape her past and prove herself a woman of worth. When she married the rich and charming Karl Albrecht, she believed her future was assured. But facing trauma, disillusionment and betrayal forces Nata to confront her demons.Struggling with guilt over selling his integrity for career advancement, Karl must confront the fear that his sins led to a tragedy. While he struggles for a way to rebuild his shattered world, Nata must redefine her life plans, and reassess what really defines and womans value.Classified as Womens Fiction (but definitely not only for women!), Mortgaged Goods is also a crime story, flavoured with romance and family saga. Rich in subplots and loaded with mystery and intrigue, its characters are people you know... people who harbour disturbing secrets and who struggle to calm their niggling conscience as they strive to fulfil their personal wants. The world they live in is the real world that we all inhabit... an evil world of greed, selfishness, cupidity, and corruption, but also a world filled with people whose capacity for love, kindness, courage and integrity inspires. Its a story that will tug at your heartstrings, make you angry, and make you cry... but its an inspiring story of hope and redemption."Mortgaged Goods" confronts us with heart-wrenching questions about our capacity to forgive and to sacrifice.