Lisa is forty-two, divorced and a mum of three. For the past year, she has been going out with Mark, who is five years younger than her. Lisa really likes him but she worries that one day he will leave - just like her ex-husband did. One top of everything else, Lisa feels really tired and moody, and has put on weight. She thinks it's the menopause - but could there be another reason for how she's feeling?
Lisa's life is about to change in a big way but does she want Mark by her side? Does he even want to be there?
With the help of her family and friends, Lisa starts to believe that a second chance of love and happiness might just be possible...
When it comes to fiction reflecting feminine issues, Adele Parks has her finger on the pulse - Glamour
Wonderfully plotted, moving and insightful...shot through with funny, tender and observant moments - Daily Mail
Full of emotional set-pieces and real insight into relationships between men and women - Heat
A fabulous mix of comedy, real life and emotional depth - Daily Express
A wicked pleasure - Woman & Home
She is a particularly acute observer of relationship ups and downs, and her stories are always as insightful as they are entertaining - Daily Mirror
Guaranteed to keep you hooked until the end - She magazine
Parks writes with wit and a keen eye for detail - Guardian
Adele Parks was born in Teesside, North East England. She read English Language and Literature at Leicester University. Since graduating she has lived in Italy and Africa but has spent most of her adult life in London. She lives in Guildford with her husband and son. Her earlier novels, Playing Away, Game Over, Larger Than Life, The Other Woman's Shoes and Still Thinking of You were all best sellers and are published in over twenty countries.