One Last DanceBook - 1999
"Eileen Goudge writes like a house on fire, creating characters you come to love and hate to leave."--Nora RobertsFans won't have to wait any longer for a new Eileen Goudge novel. And One Last Dance will sweep them off their feet. With all the trademark allure and suspense that have made every one of her books since the blockbuster Garden of Lies, "a page-turner" (New Woman), she has woven a heartrending story of startling passion around three sisters who must confront a tangle of family lies in the wake of a shocking tragedy.On the eve of their fortieth wedding anniversary, the Seagraves are among the most enviable couples in Miramonte, California, and still deeply in love--until the night Lydia Seagrave picks up a gun and shoots her husband. Novelist Daphne returns home and is forced to contend not only with her father's murder but also with her undeniable feelings for the only man she has ever loved--the D.A. who is prosecuting her mother. Youngest daughter Alex is determined to vindicate him and Kitty sets out to vindicate her mother and enters headlong into a passionate love affair with a younger man. As the devastated sisters come together to unravel the truth about their family, they must also face the lies and betrayals they've unknowingly taken part in. They must rebuild from their shattered illusions a life that is honest. . . even at the risk of being painful.
Publisher: New York : Viking Penguin, 1999.
Characteristics: 384 p.