By Belva Plain
Nobody explores the wealthy tapestry of the human center as Belva simple does. Her greater than twenty ny occasions bestsellers have captivated readers and garnered legions of committed lovers. Now simple dazzles us once more with a brand new novel of infrequent eloquence and uncooked emotion…a robust story in regards to the results of greed—and the acts of affection and forgiveness which may heal the heart.Cassie Wright by no means observed it coming. As proprietor of Wright Glassworks, the main corporation in a thriving New England city, Cassie’s lifestyles used to be quiet, occupied with her paintings and home…until a sad coincidence turns her conscientiously ordered international the wrong way up. For there's a surviving baby to imagine about—and Cassie needs to take up one-year-old Gwen, who has nobody else to deal with her. because the years cross, Cassie will increase Gwen as her personal, and a bit woman who misplaced every little thing will flourish in an international of privilege and chance. input Jewel Fairbanks. attractive and conniving, Jewel will contact the lives of either Cassie and Gwen in robust methods. From the instant they meet, Jewel envies Gwen, who turns out to have every thing Jewel desires. the 2 couldn’t be extra assorted, yet their lives will quickly develop into inextricably intertwined. either will marry—but to profoundly various males. For Gwen, it truly is sincere, hardworking Stan who steals her middle; Jewel will set her attractions on Jeff, a wise businessman who owns the corporate the place Stan works. but if Stan makes a stunning discovery at the task, relationships start to shift and change...and quickly a tangled drama of greed, jealousy, and betrayal will encircle either undefined, as a sequence response of unforeseen occasions adjustments 4 lives forever—in methods they by no means may have foreseen….
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Would you . . ” “I could sell it for you. ” Mr. Robichaud really was a good man. * * * Cassandra got up out of the chair and went to look out the window again. But it didn’t stop the memories. So she let her mind go back to New Orleans. To the city everyone said was so charming and colorful, but to her it would always be gray and drab. * * * She hadn’t planned to see the baby—after all, it had nothing to do with her. Someone would have to take care of it, since both of its parents were dead. Who that someone might be was no concern of hers.
After that . ” He let the sentence dangle. The poor little thing has been through so much already. And if someone doesn’t do something for her . . But there is that red hair . . his red hair . . Do I want to see it every day of my life? Don’t be so petty, Cassie! Father would say I’m better than that. But am I? ” Cassandra asked. “If you don’t intervene? ” “And they’ll find parents for her. A good family. ” “They’ll try. But she’s ten months old, and most people want to adopt an infant. ” He sighed.
They didn’t have time to talk about fathers or birth mothers or secrets kept too long.