Wives and Other Women Author:Norma Klein Nira knew that most women would have given their eyeteeth for a husband like hers--good-looking, intelligent, loving--everything a wife could want. That was until she met Jerry Gardener, the man who moved into the beach house next door. And suddenly Nira realized she didn't want to be just a wife, she needed more. She wanted Jerry. — Penny was a ... more »rising young editor and a partner in a very modern coast-to-coast marriage to a handsome actor who gave her all the freedom she could desire. Then she met Jerry Gardener, her new author, and realized that freedom was not all she wanted. Penny wanted Jerry.
Nira and Penny. Wife and mistress, repeating the patterns in a sexual tug-of-war, each wanting the same man, yearning for the same kind of wildly passionate affair that every woman will recognize in her secret heart...« less