By Susan Isaacs
Destiny might be benevolent. Or highly merciless. that is what Nick and Jane will learn...Just take their courting. Nick is stunningly good-looking, the blue-eyed scion of a blue-blood manhattan kinfolk. wealthy, proficient, convinced, he'll turn into the world's most renowned superstar. Jane is delightfully humorous, a dark-skinned, dark-haired, half-Jewish, half-German daughter of the Midwest. clever, talented, loving, she is going to develop into recognized in her personal correct as well...From the time they first meet of their Social and highbrow heritage of the U.S. direction at Brown college, it is love before everything sight. Coming jointly from very various worlds, they're going to do away with adversity and disapproval to forge a lifestyles jam-packed with paintings, love, and children.But repute and good fortune come at a excessive price--their marriage. simply while it kind of feels the promise in their love could be renewed, an twist of fate leaves Jane soaring among lifestyles and demise. Now, it isn't purely their union that will no longer live on, yet Jane too...Almost Paradise is classic Susan Isaacs, a witty, poignant, and engrossing story of a guy, a girl, and a fondness wondrous, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.
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Not at all,” Richard said. “I know you’re just being polite. But really, we’re not your average family. We act on feelings. ” She let a soft sigh escape. “Sally,” Richard said, leaning toward her. ” “Nothing. ” “Please. Tell me. I’ve told you so much about myself. ” “Oh, Richard,” she whispered, the tears nearly drowning her voice. “I’m so weary of the stage. I know—” She groped in her handbag until she found a handkerchief. “I know I’m a good actress, but I’ll never be a great one. Please, it’s true.
Pretty. But none of them like Sally. To tell the truth, she wouldn’t have minded having him. Who wouldn’t, with his big blue eyes and those long, straight eyelashes and a pair of shoulders like a bull? And he was dying for her, just dying, and she could feel whenever he held her that he had a set of family jewels that would make other guys green with jealousy. She liked to keep him that way, all ﬁred up and ready. She’d stand behind him in a store or someplace and rub her boobies against his back until a soft groan would break from him.
Airy branch of Queen City, thought Richard should move on. “They’re getting a little stodgy, Richard. ” He hefted a cloudy pitcher of lemonade and poured himself another drink. “You ought to be someplace where they’re open to young, fresh ideas. Maybe not a bank. Maybe a brokerage house. ” Richard asked. He leaned forward so eagerly he stepped on Sally’s foot. 52 SUSAN ISAACS “Well,” said Carl, “I can’t think of anything right off the cuff. ” Sally sighed. She had started wearing makeup again, and her mother-in-law was giving her the ﬁsh eye.
Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs