Mel Ashton - hardworking and responsible - is tired of her image. Bored with her flat and exasperated by her job, Mel is thinking about making a few changes to her life. The only thing she's not planning to quit is her relationship with David. The trouble is that David - a talented artist - likes Mel just the way she is. He likes her rational approach to life. He is impressed by her ambition, and her calm presence provides the perfect antidote to his unstable intensity. With Mel, David is finally growing up - and he's even growing out of his adolescent obsession with women called Laura. Ten years ago David met an artists' model called Laura. But, intimidated by her beauty, he never approached her-and an obsession was born. A whole string of Lauras followed, and his perfect women was always a Laura until he met Mel. But Mel is changing. And when Edmund, David's elder brother, recommends David to his friend Joss, who wants a portrait painted of his new wife, David's relationship with Mel becomes more precarious than either of them could have imagined. For Joss's wife is the original Laura-
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If you loved Four Weddings, this novel about a circle of glamorous friends, their tragedies and loves is definitely for you -- Woman & Home on Charmed Lives, Susannah's 2001 debut
Love and betrayal are played out within a cirlce of glamorous friends, but do these people get what they deserve? I really enjoyed this quick, easy read. -- Best, April 2002
Penny Vincenzi fans will devour this – unputdownable -- Louise Bagshawe on Charmed Lives
an engaging tale of lust, money and finding love in unexpected places -- New Woman on Charmed Lives
Susannah Bates draws on her knowledge of the art world and the law to create this chic and effervescent romantic tale.
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Book Description ARROW BOOKS LTD, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099415054