The Good Woman by Jane Porter
Publisher: Berkley Trade (September 2012)
Formats Available: Paperback, Kindle, Audio
Synopsis from Goodreads: The firstborn of a large Irish-American family, Meg Brennan Roberts is a successful publicist, faithful wife, and doting mother who prides herself on always making the right decisions. But years of being “the good woman” have taken a toll and though her winery career thrives, Meg feels burned out and empty, and more disconnected than ever from her increasingly distant husband. Lonely and disheartened, she attends the London Wine Fair with her boss, ruggedly handsome vintner, Chad Hallahan. It’s here, alone together in an exotic city, far from “real” life, that Chad confesses his long-standing desire for Meg.
Overwhelmed, flattered, and desperately confused, Meg returns home, only to suddenly question every choice she’s ever made, especially that of her marriage. For Meg, something’s got to give, and for once in her life she flees her responsibilities—but with consequences as reckless and irreversible as they are liberating. Now she must decide whether being the person everyone needs is worth losing the woman she was meant to be.
My thoughts: I became a fan of Jane Porter in 2010 when I read She’s Gone Country. The Good Woman is the first installment in a new series by Porter. The second installment of The Brennan Sisters series, The Good Daughter is set to be released in early February 2013. I know Porter has a knack at creating believable characters and great story lines so I am looking forward to jumping into both of these books.
Are you familiar with Jane Porter? Do you have a favorite?
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