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FICTION / General
Oct 29, 2009
Middle-aged Leslie Dawson would never think of leaving her husband John, a handsome and succesful workaholic lawyer. But when the couple takes a vacation to Aruba in order to reignite their passions, Leslie ends up in the arms of Tom Blake, a confident, mysterious--and married-- African American journalist. Not able to forget Tom, her life begins to change from its very core. A year later, a change encounter brings Leslie and Tom face to face once gain. Now, both Leslie and Tom have to confront the passions that have simmered over the past months. Do they give into their basic instincts, the instincts that feel so right, so fulfilling? Or do they once again try to bury their powerful emotions under the facade of middle-class morality? What happens next is so explosive and so unexpected that it will change their lives and the lives of their famlies in ways neither could have possibly imagined. Smart, sexy, and unflinchingly real,
"Crossroads at the Wilderness"
explores issues of race, the nature of passion, and what it means to find true love after you’ve already chosen a partner.>
About Martina Vanderley
Lifelong writer Martina Vanderley's other books include a family history, "Our Dutch Heritage" that continues to be sold inside the U.S. and throughout Europe. She is the winner of the 2005 honorable mention in the South Florida
Writing Competition. Originally from Holland, Vanderley lives in Raleigh, N.C. with her husband.