There's only one fly in the ointment: Janie Gay, the feckless and spiteful mother of her wayward son's child. But as Lois takes her second - and redeeming - chance at love, she finds herself on a collision course with a society that claims to support and protect.
Suddenly it seems that all those years of nurturing her own deep-frozen heart may not have been so wasted after all...
©2008 Anne Fine; (P)2008 Isis Publishing Ltd
"So savage and sharp in its insights that it cuts; a brilliantly compulsive, forensic dissection of a relationship built on ironies and evasions." (Sunday Times)
"As wicked and dangerous as ever, Anne Fine is on sparkling form." (Sunday Times)
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