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Life rebuilding lesson one: purchase armour.



When Ruth Burke discovers her husband is an unrepentant cheat, she faces a hard lesson in toughening up.



Life rebuilding lesson two: think with head, not heart.



Party girl no more, wife no more, Ruth’s biggest challenge is to rediscover who she is. Along with three-year-old son Paddy, she embarks on rebuilding her life. But how can she carry on trusting her heart?



Life rebuilding lesson three: bury head in sand.



Surrounded by family (clairvoyant mother Kathleen, pregnant; long-lost father Gary, agenda-ridden) and friends (mad mother-of-four Tracy; cute single dad Kevin), she’s finding it hard to see the wood from the trees. Enter Ferdia, new boss. They’re the perfect match – logically speaking. And logic, after all, can’t break your heart.



Life rebuilding lesson four: when all else fails, surrender to the madness



As the saying goes, shit happens. But sometimes, so does love …

Reviews

'Engaging and funny ... well-developed characters, pithy dialogue and a story that successfully straddles the line between silly and hilarious.' Irish Independent
'Tip top romantic escapism.' Pauline McLynn
'A witty read combining drug crime, property and, of course, true love.' Heat on Hot Property