This is the story of a contemporary family. Divorced many years, John and Irene are both active in their teen-aged daughter’s life. They lead separate lives, each having a career. For the most part, life is good.
Sadie is now 18, and also wanting her own life. She is restless and eager to break away from her parents. This fuels her increasing emotional dependence for her boyfriend, who her parents who not know about. Often it takes a crisis to remind us what and who is really important. As life unfolds for Sadie a tragedy brings her parents back together in support and love for her.
Having written many books, Elizabeth Berg is a master storyteller. Her characters are genuine and believable, living lives we can all relate to. She never disappoints.