The death of Charlie Parker in a car accident exposes a web of deceit and changes the lives of three women. His wife, Lauren, discovers that her marriage was not what it seemed. While caring for Betty, her difficult mother-in-law, she also finds herself providing for Charlie's teenage daughter Katie, a girl neither of them knew about. Now bankrupt, the three women rent an isolated cottage in Dorset. There they learn to reconcile their differences and rely on each other. Meanwhile, Detective Inspector Theo Ransom is investigating the affairs of Charlie and his partner-in-crime. A huge drub deal is involved, and the women are drawn into the danger. Will they survive the trap set for them?
©2008 Janet Woods; (P)2009 Soundings