portrait of a married woman Author:sally mandel From the bestselling author of Change of Heart, comes an emotional and compelling novel for every woman who has ever been in love. To her friends, Maggie Hollander has it all. Her husband, Matthew, is a bright successful and handsome lawyer who loves her deeply. They have two spirited teenage children, a spacious appartment on Manhattan's Upp... more »er East Side, and a marriage that has lasted for seventeen years.
At 38, Maggie still has a body that commands attention - but she also has questions about herself, questions that are growing deeper and more disturbing. Once art was a central part of her life, but she long ago put aside her easel for her household responsibilities. And now, when a frind offers her a fulltime job designing, she is intrigued but unwilling to interfere with those responsibilities.
Maggie is inspired to unearth her easel and enroll in an art class where she meets David Golden. He is a sculptor with a mind as probing as his fierce blue eyes. They find themselves sharing ideas, emotions and ultimately passions. He teaches her a tenderness that is as liberating as it is dangerous. He forces her to make a lifetime choice. What will it be?« less