The Good Daughter
By Jane Porter
(Berkley Trade, Paperback, 9780425253427, 384pp.)
Publication Date: February 5, 2013
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Love was given to all, except herself . . . Kit Brennan has always been the most grounded of her sisters. A Catholic school English teacher for seventeen years and a constant giver, her decisions have been sound—just not very satisfying. Her fortieth birthday is right around the corner, causing Kit to consider some wilder notions, like skipping right past the love and marriage to raising a child all by herself . . . A girls’ weekend away is just the reprieve Kit needs from school, Mr. Wrongs, and life-changing decisions. It’s there that she meets a man who’s dangerous; a man who challenges who she thought she was, or rather should be. Kit wants to indulge herself this once, but with one of her students in crisis and the weight of her family’s burdens weighing heavy on her heart, Kit isn’t sure if now is the time to let her own desires take flight . . .
Jane Porter is the award-winning author of The Good Woman, She’s Gone Country, Easy on the Eyes, Flirting with Forty (basis for the Lifetime movie), and several other novels. There are more than 5 million copies of her books in print.
Praise for the novels of Jane Porter
“Jane Porter has written her way into this reader’s heart.”—Susan Wiggs
“Porter writes with genuine warmth and quiet grace about the everyday problems all women face.”—Chicago Tribune
“She understands the passion of grown-up love... smart, satisfying.”—Robyn Carr
“[Porter’s] musings on balancing work, life and love ring true.”—Entertainment Weekly