Lucy Clare has written a gift for women over forty: an
of a book that depicts with refreshing honesty and dignity
who won't ever be confused with Ally McBeal.
The week of her fiftieth birthday would always be one
remember. First Lydia "Liddy" Claver lost her teaching
she learned that her husband of thirty years was having an
with one of her friends. But all that paled to the
discovery that, she
was not, as she had thought, menopausal, but instead in
trimester of pregnancy. Mustering her courage, Liddy must
reconcile the impending arrival and its ramifications to
husband she loves (but hasn't slept with in five years),
to her three
grown children, and above all, herself.
Finding herself in a situation where nearly everyone is
offer her an opinion, but no one is willing to consider
six months pregnant, sets off on a journey that starts in
confusion and ends - with complications all along the way -
Completely captivating, Hoping for Hope introduces an
goodness storyteller in author Lucy Clare. Beyond a
talent for both dialogue and character, Clare has devised
unforgettable plot that will have readers buzzing and
exactly what is going to happen as this highly original
love, family, and obligation carries them to its end.