He was my blind date but was he that special man?
Dateline: March 1988
Allyson had been bugging me to run an ad in the personal column in the newspaper for weeks, and I finally agreed, mostly to get her off my case. She was delightfully ditzy, a concerned, loving friend whom I valued highly. She was very pregnant, exuding a radiance and euphoria that made me happy for her and miserable for me.
A cheating husband is nothing new, but what happens when one woman becomes a force to be reckoned with as she takes on the other woman and fights for her marriage?
Dateline: January 1956
When a husband strays into the arms of another (usually a much younger) woman, there are two options: throw the jerk out or fight for what’s rightfully yours. Continue reading
I was out for a wild gay time. I was going to follow in my parents’ footsteps and I didn’t care who got hurt.
Dateline: February 1965
Her father was an alcoholic, her mother a prostitute. With “evil” in her blood, how could Jana ever be anything but bad? Wasn’t her fate pre-ordained? Continue reading
She assumed it would be a summer fling. But when Daryl gets serious about their future, Deena fears she’ll lose her independence.
A widow for just a year, Deena’s finally rebuilding her life. She married Justin, a Navy sailor, and had Ian, when she was still a teenager,
accustomed to being the “good girl,” who acquiesced to everyone. She’s grown up and no longer willing to compromise her own desires. Would Daryl accept this new empowered Deena? Continue reading
The priest was furious at me. He snapped, “How dare you profane the church with this shabby mockery?”
Dateline: March 1969
She fell in love with a Jewish man. Her parents forbid her from marrying him. Shocked by their hypocrisy, Joanne defies them, and marries Alan in a civil ceremony. Continue reading
Love is so beautiful—so terrible—so awesome a thing. It came to her like a tropical dawn—in a matchless sweep of breathless beauty and wonder, yet. . .
Dateline: April 1937
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They were falling deeply in love, but she held a secret: Myra was the cause of all his bitterness. She caused his plane to crash during the town air-derby, forever Continue reading
War had robbed her of her lover—another war gave him back to her. But now she was the wife of another. Her lover had been faithful all these years. Should she now go back to her first love?
Dateline: April 1925
Her life seemed perfect, but no one knew the heartache she suffered. She had experienced an extraordinary love, but Continue reading
Her dreadful secret was out! Even the man she loved knew – and knowing, despised her. What could she possibly do?
She had a terrible, dark secret — she was a prescription drug addict. It was a long time ago and she has completely turned Continue reading
She knew Mom was promiscuous, so did everyone else, but she never dreamed her mother would seduce her husband.
Dateline: May 1970
Beth’s father (who is separated from her mother) likes to think of Mom as “overflowing with love.” Beth feels a mixture of anger, pity and, occasionally, love – she is her mother after all. Continue reading