By Belva Plain
Dell, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440216872, 464pp.
Publication Date: April 4, 1997
Meanwhile, Nina, the orphaned cousin the Cranes raised as their own daughter, is reveling in New York. She thinks she's found Mr. Right in Keith, a brilliant investment banker. But Keith has a secret he has not shared with Nina. All he asks for is time...and patience. And as Nina clings to stolen weekends with Keith, Margaret plays dutiful wife, trying to ignore warning signs of her own failing marriage. A rift has developed between the two women who have loved each other as mother, daughter, friends. Keith is not welcome in Margaret's home. And Nina herself is the other woman...
"Belva Plain is in a class by herself."
--The New York Times
"An emotionally compelling novel."
"A superb storyteller...a talent worth remembering...Mrs. Plain's novels are good stories well told."
"A brilliant portrayal...the author takes us once again into the soul of the American family." --Leader (Lovington, New Mexico.)
"Belva Plain writes with authority and integrity."
--San Francisco Chronicle
"A consummate storyteller whose skills at bringing likable characters, turbulent events and moving emotional drama together in a fabulous story has never been better."
-- Rave Reviews