No Love Lost Author:Helen Van Slyke No Love Lost is Helen Van Slyke at her best: a splendid family story spanning three generations of extraordinary and very different wives, written with Van Slyke's keen understanding of the conflicts that beset the modern woman. — America was struggling through the Depression when Pauline thresher, the beautiful wife of a powerful banker, left h... more »er husband of twenty-five years because she could no longer bear his flagrant infidelity. Sara Thresher, her wise and compassionate mother-in-law, understood too well that wealth and position could not compensate for marriage to a cold, domineering man. She chose to go with Pauline, even though it meant a cruel and perhaps irrevocalbe estrangement from her own son. But Lindsay, Pauline's lovely, willful daughter, stood on the threshhold of a different world-a world which would demand all her resilience and determination if she was to survive as her own woman.
There are many intertwining stories and characters in this book. It is a penetrating, tender and uncompromising story which is the crowning achievement of a legendary writer whose romantic fiction has drawn millions of devoted followers. (This book was published by the author's estate. It was completed just a few days before her untimely death.)« less