Are you still married if you haven’t seen or spoken to your husband for months?
Polly Masterson-Mackay really doesn’t know. With her children away at uni, her glamorous mother – 85 and still modelling – happily ensconced in a retirement village and her perfume blog taking off, life is great.
Then her husband announces he needs some space and promptly vanishes, and everything she has taken for granted is thrown into disarray.
As Polly grapples with her situation, she clings to a few new friends to keep her going. Shirlee, the loud-mouthed yoga student; Guy, the mysterious, infuriating and hugely talented perfumer; and Edward, an old flame from university who reappears in Polly’s life.
But while she distracts herself with the heady world of luxury perfume – and some pretty luxurious men – Polly can’t keep reality at bay forever, and eventually she is forced to confront some difficult truths – about her husband, herself, and who she really wants to be.
On sale March 27th, 2017