Cathy; the main protagonist, finds herself in the midst of a disastrous affair with a married man. Self sufficient and assertive, the life she is leading is in contradiction to the person she is. The self destructive road she is ensuing on, is part of the paradox of her life which began 17 years earlier when her one and only true loved died tragically leaving her pregnant and confused. Her parents and family had to make decisions, acting in her best interests but with dire consequence for the grief stricken Cathy. She muddled through life in a state of shock refusing the prospective of love keeping herself at arms-length from anyone remotely available, hence she found herself encapsulated in a non-conclusive love affair. Can Cathy ever love again? Can she be open to the pain of grief when laying oneself bare in love or does she shroud herself in a malevolent cover to best save herself from having to choose?
Mags, Cathy’s best friend, who she grow up with, the only person that knows the true pain of Cathy’s past, lives a life of comfort and privilege. After 12 years she returned from America with her husband and two children. Mags blissful world is turned upside down with the diagnosis of breast cancer. Her husband is on the verge of ground breaking career move, can the serene and sincere, Mags hold her fragile world together? With true friendship she man-overs as best she can but has fate other needs for her?
Mags blissful world is turned upside down with the diagnosis of breast cancer. Her husband is on the verge of ground breaking career move, can the serene and sincere, Mags hold her fragile
Sally – the one who binds the trio of friends with laughter and wit but also laced with a delicacy un seen by others fudged by her boisterous ways. Her large and strong persona belies the sensitive woman beneath. Copping with lost and unrequited love Sally has plied years of protective fat around her body, a cocoon shutting out all thoughts of love, thus protecting her from unwanted attention from the opposite sex, as her heart was so badly bruised, the bruising, in time, morphed into anger. And so it goes. The rocky road of love is paved with shards of glass, and precipice cliffs. Large amounts of chocolate have become her lovers. Beneath her brash and often loud behaviours’ manner, one always with a quick joke and smart-assed comment, masks a formidable character, one to be reckoned with. As the spiteful “Angel” the arch-enemy at Horizon, and the three girls nemesis would find out. But Sally hoards a secret, one when exposed makes those around her take stock of what they perceived her to be. All is not as it seems.
You will want to turn page after page to find out how the lives of the three girls evolve!