Meet: Gayle Beck, the matriarch of Hunting Ridge society, who struggles to reconcile her picture-perfect life with a numbing sense of unfulfilment; Love Welsh, adoring mother, who battles with memories of a childhood lived in the shadow of a genius father; Marie Passeti, over-stretched divorce lawyer and mother, who has lost her passion for life and for her husband; and Janie Kirk, yummy mummy, whose quest for acceptance knows no bounds.
In a world where happiness comes second to appearances, their domestic discontent spirals into an irreversible course of risk-taking, secrecy and self-destruction. For these four wives perfection is just a façade and behind closed doors infidelity, self-doubt and deceit run rife.
Wendy Walker is a former commercial litigator and investment banker who now works at home raising her children and writing (most of which is done between the school runs in the back of her minivan, where she has blankets, a coffee reheating device and laptop batteries to keep her going!). She lives in Connecticut, USA, and is currently working on her second novel (still in the back of her minivan). For further information visit Wendy's website: www.wendywalkerbooks.com Wendy is also the editor and contributing author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms.
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