By Susan Isaacs
Destiny might be benevolent. Or highly merciless. that is what Nick and Jane will learn...Just take their dating. Nick is stunningly good-looking, the blue-eyed scion of a blue-blood ny kinfolk. wealthy, gifted, convinced, he'll turn into the world's most renowned celebrity. Jane is delightfully humorous, a dark-skinned, dark-haired, half-Jewish, half-German daughter of the Midwest. shrewdpermanent, proficient, loving, she is going to develop into well-known in her personal correct as well...From the time they first meet of their Social and highbrow historical past of the U.S. direction at Brown collage, it is love first and foremost sight. Coming jointly from very various worlds, they'll dispose of adversity and disapproval to forge a existence choked with paintings, love, and children.But popularity and luck come at a excessive price--their marriage. simply while it sort of feels the promise in their love may be renewed, an twist of fate leaves Jane soaring among existence and dying. Now, it is not merely their union that would no longer live to tell the tale, yet Jane too...Almost Paradise is classic Susan Isaacs, a witty, poignant, and engrossing story of a guy, a lady, and a keenness wondrous, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.
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No more twisting her up into all sorts of funny positions or stroking or probing one part of her. Now it was kiss-kiss, squeeze-squeeze, boom-boom-boom. He spent more time on his crossword puzzle. Or listening to his records, those Wagner operas that sounded like funeral music for a dead cat. Richard needed solace. He was not doing well at the bank. A man two years younger than he had been made a junior vice-president. Mr. Forsyth, the head of the Trust Department, who was reputed to have independent wealth, had invited each young executive out for lunch at his private club.
But Patsy’s ended where hers were just beginning. He sat on the examining table, waiting for Dr. Neumann to ﬁnd the acid to burn the warts off his hand, and wondered if she was wearing one of those little bras that just covered the tips, like in the French postcards. When he glanced down to his lap, he saw his hands were cupped, as though he were already feeling them. He was so embarrassed. But he had never wanted to touch anything so much. Sally smiled. The kid had a hard-on the size of a baseball bat.
So serious, so mature. And respectful. I can’t tell you how important that is to me. ” At ﬁrst, his parents told him he had made a wise choice. Patsy’s father, after all, was an executive with Procter and Gamble and belonged to one of the ﬁnest country clubs in the city. Her mother, from whom Patsy had inherited her ﬂuffy appeal, was a Daughter of the American Revolution. When they became engaged, the Dickenses invited the Heissenhubers to dinner to celebrate. They had never been in such a big house before.
Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs