She is told she has Bells Palsy and hopes the effects will be temporary. Being a confident, positive woman she is obstinate in her resolve to carry on as normal. As Chief Executive of The Agency she is determined to show this male dominated world what she's made of. Will she be successful or will her enemies prevail?
She chairs the judging panel of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition and the winner is Benjy McKinnon with his bold plans to expand the family's oyster farm in Skye. Little does she know at the time but Benjy's father is Dougie McKinnon, her ex fiancé from University. Although curious to meet up after 20 years, Beth has no illusions about rekindling their romance.
What happens from this point onwards is full of twists and turns from dangerous and exciting relationships, to double crossing and back-stabbing. Is Beth as strong as she thinks she is? Will she and Dougie heal the wounds of their past? Will Benjy's ambitious plans for Skye come to fruition?
Join Beth as she discovers how betrayal and redemption can come from the least expected places.
Keddie Hughes was born in Glasgow and now lives in Buckinghamshire outside London. She is married with two children. An Obstinate Vanity is her debut novel.