Between Friends Author:Kathleen Rowntree Wychwood was charming and enthusiastically organised village. The women, with their pine-fitted kitchens and glowing Agas, ran everything with tireless efficiency, from the W.I. meetings (Dress a Wooded Spoon, and How to Decorate and Egg) to Brasso-ing the church lectern and making mock crab sanwiches for the Christmas Bazaar. One hardly expec... more »ted a liaison to flourish in such exemplary surroundings.
But when Tess Brierly discovered that her husband was having an affair with Maddy Storr, she was doubly perturbed - for Maddy was not only the life and soul of the village and president of the W.I., but was also her very best friend, a friend whom Tessa did not want to lose.
Stoically, resourcefully, observed be a community celebrating crises, tragedies, and local festivities in its own eccentric Wychwood way, Tess bagan to plan how she would keep both her husband and her friend.
"A humdinger... a village story in the splendid tradition of Joanna Trollope" (Publishing News)« less