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A beautifully written and remarkable novel packed with unforgettable characters, emotional dept and insight; it is a story that would move you, make you cry, cringe and laugh; it is set against the background of a disciplined lifestyle of the twenty first century. Shila Amos's enthralling novel is a story of an innocent young woman's journey from a carefree life into a complicated relationship when she meets a man that would change her life forever.
Sylvia falls in love with Patrick within a few weeks of meeting him whilst taking a walk, she finds him to be very humble and sensitive as she discovers that his job is very delicate, caring for vulnerable people. His sensitive nature draws them even closer and they become inseparable. They get married and her life is filled with magical events being wined and dined. Is this real? A few months into her marriage she realises that Patrick could face deportation unless his status is updated by the home office; and if that was not enough, there were more than just the two of them in the marriage. Madam Lucy, "the mother-in-law" is like a pain in the neck. Is she just being an over protective mum not willing to let her son go or is there more to it? Bewildered Sylvia watches her safe and happy world come apart.
Patrick finally obtains right to remain in the United Kingdom on grounds of marriage to a British citizen, suddenly a new personality emerges... the change is devastating to Sylvia who struggles to come to terms with this new man he'd become, she also discovers that he is a fully grown mummy's boy and a sex addict. How far would he go to satisfy his addiction? Desperate for answers she starts a wild search and comes across some disturbing truth that would change her life forever. Torn by his addiction and violent outbursts, she shuts her family out and turns to her in-laws. Why? Could this be the end of her misery?
|Media||Books Paperback Book (Book with soft cover and glued back)|
|Released||June 21, 2007|
|Dimensions||140 × 216 × 23 mm · 521 g|