The StepmotherBook - 2009
Tessa King's marriage to James is overshadowed by the rejection of his three daughters from his first marriage and his first wife's unexpected reactions to the union.
“A refreshingly honest, realistic, and clever look at family, love, and the tangling up of several lives….I absolutely adored this book!”
—Kate Jacobs, bestselling author of The Friday Night Knitting Club
From Carrie Adams, the bestselling author of The Godmother comes an addictive and wonderfully true-to-life story of jealousy, regret, reconciliation, and love. Parenting magazine calls The Stepmother, “[a] terrific novel,” while USA Today praises author Adams for her, “British sass and wit.” Fans of Maria de los Santos and Marian Keyes, and anyone grappling with the idea of motherhood or stepmotherhood will adore The Stepmother.
The author of The Godmother presents the tale of second-wife Tessa King, whose marriage to James is overshadowed by the rejection of three daughters from his first marriage and his first wife's unexpected reactions to the union.
Bea was once the apple of her husband's eye-- but now he's picked a more succulent fruit. Tessa is younger, fitter, prettier ... but does that make her wicked?