Siss Adams, a television produdcer thinks her life is going pretty well until she discovers her fiancee', Professor Phil Richardson in a compromising position with one of his students. Needless to say she breaks the engagement under his adamant protestations of everlasating love. She ,however reluctantly, agrees to go ahead with the engagement party so as not toruin his reputation. Sissi feels indebted to Phil because he paid for the restoration of her grandmother's home, a stately mansion in a small town in Morth Carolina. This home is the location of their engagement party and the focus of the story line. Percy Duvall, Sissi foarmer boyfirend is invited to the party. Thre are bitter and unresolved feelings between these two. Percy realizes, too late, that he still loves Sissi. The story seemed to stray from the turmoil of the main three characters. Several secondary characters point of views were told to the distraction of the real story. There was family feuds, backbiting and cheating mates. Added to that was a theme of who dunnit that never materialized into a real mystery. Sometimes this review got confused as to what was really going on.
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Dera R Jones Williams (dwillwrite)
Dera is a writer, editor, genealogist, writing mentor, researcher, and family historian, and she is active in local literary and national literary circles. She is the keeper of family stories, archivist … more
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Refusing to believe Sissi's explanations of a miscarriage, after knowing how much she didn't want children of her own, Percy is convinced that she had aborted their child, and breaks off the relationship. Now two years later, Sissi is marrying another and Percy is attending the engagement party. Finally, the two will have the opportunity to move on with their separate lives--or will they?.