ABSOLUTE RAVES FOR "SHEER ABANDON""Everything is outsized in Vincenzi's fiction: sex, money, personality, emotions, plot. And yet she gets all the details--about human behavior and women's conflicted lives--just right." --"USA Today "Penny Vincenzi is poised to fill a gap in the American realm of Cinderella fiction. With so few current writers able to summon the quaint allure of such women's fiction without stooping to sensationalism, Ms. Vincenzi really is an anomaly." --Janet Maslin, "New York Times ""Soap opera? You bet - but with her well drawn characters and engaging style, Vincenzi keeps things humming." - Joanne Kaufman, "People """"Transcends the testosterone-drenched nature of a typical thriller, delivering vivid female characters through crisp, clean prose and in-depth coverage of their relationships, families and personal anxieties . . . fascinating. "Sheer Abandon" is what the British call hammock reading: a brick of a book to while away a country afternoon or two." --"More ""Penny Vincenzi's "Sheer Abandon" is the work of a master, offering a large cast of amazingly three-dimensional characters involved in an expertly manipulated plot . . . Full of snappy dialogue and provocative moral implications, Vincenzi's novel makes it very hard not to care." --Marion Winik, "Newsday"