The Lavender House by Hilary Boyd. Published by Quercus

Nancy is stuck in the sandwich generation, caring for her ailing mother and helping her troubled daughter care for her own family. She’s so exhausted, taking care of everyone and no one to take care of her since her recent divorce. Like so many women, Nancy soldiers on, when by chance, she meets Jim. He’s really not a great catch:  a smoker, country music star wannabe and he likes his alcohol. Still, Nancy and Jim are drawn to each other even as her family warns her off. They think he’ll steal her blind and break her heart at the same time. Is her family truly worried about her, or are they worried they will lose their built-in carer?  Ah, the joys of being middle-aged, too old to be young, too young to be old. Boyd hits the bullseye with this story that will resonate with all women


~ by cayocosta72 on March 10, 2017.

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