By Colette Freedman
Within the riveting follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel, Colette Freedman explores the aftermath of infidelity from 3 diversified perspectives—husband, spouse, and mistress.
The finish of an affair might be purely the start. . .
Over the process one tumultuous Christmas Eve, Kathy Walker proven her suspicions approximately her husband's affair, faced his mistress, Stephanie, and kept her marriage. She and Robert have eighteen years, children, and a movie construction company among them—plus a bond that Kathy has no purpose of giving up on. but even though Robert is contrite, Kathy can't fairly silence her doubts.
While Robert reels from his wife's ultimatum and his mistress's rejection, Stephanie makes a discovery: she's pregnant. Her get to the bottom of to stick clear of Robert wavers now that they can make a true family members jointly. And within the days that stick with, Stephanie, Robert, and Kathy needs to every one reckon with the complex realities of hope, the repercussions of betrayal, and the secrets and techniques that, as soon as printed, ripple via lives and relationships in completely unforeseen methods.
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The Consequences by Colette Freedman