Angie Smith lives in Greenway, Chelmsford, with her elder sister Doreen, their struggling mother and their drunk, violent father. Bored of her job, and of her dull, ordinary boyfriend, Angie dreams of bigger and better things.
But then she meets boutique-owner Gene Battini. He is older, handsome, charming – and married. She is completely swept off her feet. But little does she know that Doreen too is falling for Gene, and that their affair will have disastrous consequences.
As things at home go from bad to worse, Angie and Doreen must struggle to fight for what they want.
Can the girls from Greenway ever achieve their dreams?
Praise for Elizabeth Woodcraft
'A book to read in great gulps' Sheila Newberry
'Beautifully written . . . she has a real talent' Mary Gibson