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A secretary’s silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip; a man and a woman’s mutual disdain at first sight shows how deceptive appearances can be; an insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house-sitter who opens the wrong doors; a pair of star-crossed travellers pick up each other’s bags, and then learn that when you unlock a stranger’s suitcase, you enter a stranger’s life.

These and many more poignant, ironic, often humorous stories – unforgettable slices of life – show why Maeve Binchy is one of the world’s favourite storytellers.

Read by Kate Binchy

(p) 1999 Orion Publishing Group

Reviews

The perfect poolside read that will take you from desire to devastation in the turn of a few pages.
Daily Express
Heart-felt stories of life and love
Woman & Home