Cassie Wright never saw it coming. As the owner of thriving Wright Glassworks, Cassie's life was quiet, well-ordered . . . until a tragic accident forces her to take in a one-year-old child who has no one else to care for her. As the years pass, Cassie will raise young Gwen as her own, and the girl will flourish in a world of privilege and opportunity. Enter Jewel Fairbanks. Beautiful and conniving, Jewel will touch the lives of both Cassie and Gwen in powerful ways. Both Gwen and Jewel will marry; Gwen will fall for honest, hardworking Stan. And Jewel will marry Jeff, a businessman who owns the company where Stan works. But when Stan makes a shocking discovery on the job, a tangled drama of greed, jealousy, and betrayal will encircle both couples, changing four lives forever in ways they never could have foreseen.
About the Author
Belva Plain (1915 2010) was the author of more than a dozen bestselling novels with both period and contemporary settings and themes.
“An accomplished storyteller.” —Washington Post
“Belva Plain writes with authority and integrity.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Belva Plain is in a class by herself.”—New York Times
"Trademark Plain, with heroines and villains ... and dashes of intrigue."—Rocky Mountain News