On the evening of her twenty-second wedding anniversary, Katherine Price can’t wait to celebrate. But instead of receiving an anniversary card from her husband, she finds a note asking for a divorce.
Fifty-five and suddenly alone, Katherine begins the daunting task of starting over. She has her friends, her aging mother, and her career to occupy her, but the future seems to hold little promise—until, after a winter of heartbreak, Katherine is persuaded to try a home exchange holiday in the South of France.
In Provence, bright fields of flowers bloom below medieval hilltop villages with winding cobblestone streets. Charmed by the picturesque countryside, the breathtaking Côte d’Azur, and the enchantment-filled boulevards of Paris, Katherine feels life opening up once again. Lavender perfumes the air, and chance encounters hint at romance and passion. But memories of heartbreak and betrayal linger—and her former life waits for her back home. Can she find the courage to begin again?
About the Author
Patricia Sands lives in Toronto, Canada, when she isn’t somewhere else. An admitted travel fanatic, she can pack a bag in a flash and be ready to go anywhere, particularly the South of France. Her award-winning debut novel, The Bridge Club, was published in 2010, and her second novel, The Promise of Provence, was an Amazon Hot New Release in April 2013, a USA Best Book 2013 finalist, and a 2013 finalist in Literary Fiction at the National Indie Excellence Awards. Celebrating the rewarding friendships and bonds women share, her stories examine the challenges life often throws in our paths. Book clubs and readers are welcome to visit her online at www.patriciasandsauthor.com.