Whose side will you be on?
Nicholas Lyon is the perfect husband - a handsome divorce lawyer who dotes on his wife
and family. Malinche Lyon is the perfect wife - a still-beautiful cookbook writer and mother to three darling daughters.
And then Sara Kaplan, a bright, vivacious young lawyer, explodes into their lives like a sexual hand grenade.
For Sara, what started as a harmless fling swiftly deepens into a painful battle for Nicholas's heart with Mal, who is not quite as preoccupied in her world of food and school runs as Nicholas had believed.
All three are about to discover the difference between fulfilling your wildest desires - and getting your just desserts.
Six lovers. Two affairs. One betrayal.
Ella Stuart has worked hard to achieve the perfect work-life balance: a high-flying career as a paediatric doctor, a charming husband - and in urbane PR consultant William Ashfield,
a passionate, worldly lover.
When tragedy strikes out of the blue, Ella’s carefully ordered life is abruptly derailed.
Her personal nightmare has repercussions for everyone linked to her. For William, who has to face his own demons and make the toughest decision of his life. For his wife, Beth, who is just beginning to emerge from the depression that has stolen the most precious years of motherhood.
And above all for Cate, William and Beth’s seventeen-year-old daughter, whose transition from girlhood to womanhood is suddenly set to be a baptism of fire.
The hand that rocks the cradle rules your world.
Clare Elias runs a flourishing chain of boutique flower shops. Her husband, Marc, is handsome, successful, supportive - and nearly a decade her junior. Clare is at the top of her game, so how hard can motherhood be?
Then the babies come - both of them. And Clare finds herself in the midst of the crisis faced by every woman who's ever tried to Have It All.
When help arrives in the form of pretty, young, hyper-efficient Jenna, Clare has no idea that bringing this stranger into her family will change everything.
How can you choose between your sister and your baby?
Grace Hamilton is smart, successful, and happily married - but the one thing missing from her seemingly perfect life is the baby she’s unable to conceive.
Her sister Susannah is like a car crash in motion: she’s been estranged from the family since abandoning her two sons from a disastrous early marriage. When their mother falls ill, Grace reluctantly calls Susannah back home. As the two sisters try to repair their relationship, Grace realises that Susannah might be the answer to her prayers: her sister is willing to be her surrogate, to give birth to Grace’s longed-for baby.
But when Susannah makes a reckless choice that threatens her life and the baby’s, how far will Grace go to save her sister if it means losing the one thing she wants most?