Like the classic guilty pleasure Lace, Penny Vincenzi’s Sheer Abandon follows three friends, one of whom secretly gave birth to a girl — now a beautiful teen — who comes looking for her mom. Which one abandoned a newborn at Heathrow 20-some years ago — Martha, the cool, smooth lawyer now dabbling in politics? Clio, a doctor caught in a loveless marriage? Or Jocasta, the brash, enterprising reporter? Abandon lacks the delicate detail and pacing that marked Vincenzi’s fabulous trilogy about the Lyttons, a British publishing dynasty, but it’s a satisfying beach read nonetheless: delightfully long and packed with intrigue, sex, and a distinctly British nastiness. B
Sheer Abandon Like the classic guilty pleasure Lace, Penny Vincenzi's Sheer Abandon follows three friends, one of whom secretly gave birth...Sheer AbandonFictionPenny Vincenzi Like the classic guilty pleasure Lace, Penny Vincenzi's Sheer Abandon follows three friends, one of whom secretly gave birth...2007-05-11Doubleday
Genre: Fiction; Author: Penny Vincenzi; Publisher: Doubleday
Posted May 11 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT
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