Quiet and obliging, John Bexley and Mary Fleming married to please their families. A month later, John was sent off on a two-year diplomatic mission. Now he’s back, and they find that everything they thought they knew about each other is wrong. It’s disconcerting, irritating and…somehow very exciting.
…the perfect blend of interesting, emotionally complex and open-hearted protagonists…marvelous… Publishers Weekly starred review
…a touching, heart-warming story. RT Book Reviews 4 stars
Ashford’s flawlessly written love story is a quietly compelling tale about what it takes to make a marriage really work. Booklist
An absorbing romance. For all collections. Library Journal