What happens when a successful middle-aged man falls in love with a woman who is happily married? If he’s Avery Laird, he hires her to work for him.
Buddy and Ginger were high school sweethearts. They have been married for 27 years and have a happy family life. Their friends think of them as a perfect couple.
Avery is divorced. When he meets Ginger, he believes he has found his ideal mate. Determined to marry her, he offers her a job at an inflated salary.
Buddy is suspicious. He thinks the job is too good to be true and makes Ginger feel as though she isn't worth the offer. She goes to work for Avery to prove Buddy wrong.
Ginger saves Avery a fortune in the first real estate deal she handles for his company. Flush with success, she believes the problems she and Buddy had are over. But everything changes when they have an unexpected guest from the past, a friend who played baseball with Buddy in the minor leagues…
See how even the best marriage can be fragile as Buddy and Ginger take turns telling their story.
Keywords: The story of a marriage, family life, the perfect couple, high school sweethearts, divorce fiction, cheating wife, another man’s wife, betrayal in marriage, adultery, middle-aged marriage, mid-life marriage
About the author
Marian D. Schwartz was born in Buffalo, New York. Books were her escape from the legendary Buffalo winters and probably contributed to her becoming a writer. Now she lives in Central Virginia near the Blue Ridge Mountains, where she enjoys gardening with the exception of fighting deer, who also enjoy her garden by browsing there regularly. Her books include The Last Season, The Story of a Marriage, Harry Danced Divinely, War on Giffort Street, The Writers’ Conference, and Realities, which was a selection of the Swedish Book-of-the-Month Club.