HIS OTHER WIFE
Bedford takes the familiar storyline of a single mother raising a son and elevates it beyond the expected. The characters and their actions seem real and believable. Parents will shudder when they realize how easily this scenario could occur.
Hilary has done an amazing job raising her son Seth after her husband Eric leaves. Seth is getting ready to graduate and has a bright future ahead. Hilary just has to get through the events surrounding graduation — including an extended visit from Eric, his wife Pamela and their two children. When a tragedy occurs, the adults must learn how to get along and cooperate in order to support Seth. (FAITHWORDS, Feb., 320 pp., $13.99)