Emma is in love with a married man; Lee loves her husband but infertility is driving them apart; Rudy is unhappily married but can't leave her husband; Isabel is divorced and has someone new. When tragedy strikes, the friends need each other to survive.
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Patricia Gaffney worked as an English teacher and then a freelance court reporter for fifteen years. She gave up her job in 1984 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Since her successful treatment she has written twelve historical romances. The Saving Graces is her first work of contemporary fiction.
The Saving Graces are four women, who have been close and supportive friends for ten years. The book follows them through two turbulent years in their lives. Isabel, who brought the group together is divorced, in remission from breast cancer and beginning a relationship with Kirby, her neighbour. Lee has a great job, loves her husband but the stress of trying to have a child is driving them apart. Emma, the fiery one is sceptical about love until she falls for the one man she can't have. Rudy, who has grown up in a dysfunctional family, is now being controlled by a manipulative and brutal husband.
This beautiful novel charts the women's ups and downs and how their courage, loyalty and love for each other gives them their means of survival even when faced with tragedy. Patricia Gaffney’s The Saving Graces is an outstanding novel written with both tenderness and spirit. --Pat NaylorAbout the Author:
Patricia Gaffney gave up her job in 1984, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Following her successful treatment she has written 12 historical romances, which have all been bestsellers in the USA, and three works of contemporary fiction. She lives in Pennyslvania, USA.
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