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Genre: Contemporary Romance, General Contemporary Romance
Roth's book is largely a family drama with a small element of romance. The premise is an intriguing one, but some of the novel's key conversations don't ring as true as they might, which creates character believability issues and an idealized story world. And, while both heroines' journeys are interesting, there are several spots where critical scenes are telescoped, making the latter chapters feel like a summation.
When Mary Beth Mason loses her husband of 20 years to a fatal heart attack, she believes she's survived the worst. Not so. Soon she learns he had another family and another life, hundreds of miles
As his "other" wife, Caroline
Reviewed By: Marilyn Weigel
Published: April 2007