An award-winning writer pens a thoughtful, entertaining tale of life, love, marriage, and career set against the glittering backdrop of New York City—a story of two people separated by age and color but united in love.
Melanie Hitts is a smart, savvy and talented aspiring interior decorator who follows her dream of moving to New York City and pursuing her career. She's rejected the prescribed middle class life in which she had been raised, and she's certain that there is no convenient marriage and comfortable suburban lifestyle in her future.
John Carlson is the president of his own high-end architectural firm who is in the middle of a midlife crisis. Married and living in Connecticut, he convinces his wife, Sharon, to move to Manhattan in order to re-ignite his professional life. Though she complies with her husband, Sharon is very unhappy about uprooting her comfortable suburban home. But her life takes on a new meaning when she develops a friendship with a rebelling teenager.
What will happen when these three lives intersect?
LORI BRYANT-WOOLRIDGE is a fifteen-year veteran of the television broadcast business and the recipient of an Emmy Award for individual achievement in writing. She is the author of the bestselling novel, Read Between the Lies and a contributing author to several top anthologies including the award-winning Gumbo: A Celebration of African-American Writing.