Liverpool-born Danielle Doyle, is a high-flying career woman struggling to adjust to her new life as a mother to baby Archie. She would rather be delivering a presentation to the members of the board, than talking to the other parents down at the local playgroup. This was one of the reasons why she had put off having her first child with childhood sweetheart and husband Jay, until she was in her mid-thirties.Exhausted from battling with herself, for not having the same feelings for Archie as she believes a mother should, Danielle is set to give up on life, truly believing that Jay and Archie, would be better off without her. Jay refuses to give up on her though, and urges her to change the way she feels about her life. She decides to return to a place where she actually feels good about herself, convinced it will save her.On her first day back at work, Danielle is introduced to Tristam and feels an immediate attraction to the young, well-groomed Director, but so do half the women in the office, and of course - she’s married, so she dismisses it. After being given work which fails to motivate her, Danielle starts to do what Danielle does best, and not only attracts a potential lucrative account, but also the attention of Tristam.When Danielle meets up with Tristam in London and unwittingly dazzles him with her innovative business proposal, things soon get out of hand after a drunken confession, leads to a night that will change her life forever.The Grass is Darker is the ‘exciting, dramatic and sexy’ debut novel, from Cheryl Joyce.With enough tension to exhaust your emotions, and characters with enough flaws and virtues to make you desperate for a resolution. Get ready for an emotional roller coaster of extreme highs vs. extreme lows, and find out if the grass really is greener on the other side.