Bread Alone

Bread Alone

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What does a trophy wife do when, suddenly and rudely, she is told that her services are no longer required? Thirty one year old Wyn loves her husband David very much - but he no longer wants her. Desperately unhappy and with no marketable skills other than a stint as a baker in France as a student, she moves from California to rainy Seattle, where her best friend lives, takes a job baking bread on the night shift and rents a temporary lodging. At first she's going through the motions of living her strange existence, clocking into the bakery at 11.30 each night, working till 7 and sleeping the day away. But gradually she makes friends and transforms her little house from a bleak rental to a home. And, as Wyn's new life grows, and baking bread becomes far more than just a job, it takes her back to the very things she loved before she'd even met David. And along the way she rediscovers that nothing stays the same: bread rises, pain fades and the future beckons more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 111 x 177 x 26mm | 229g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 075284461X
  • 9780752844619

About Judi Hendricks

Judi Hendricks used to be a journalist, a baker, and worked in PR. She now writes full time. She lives in Long Beach, California, with her husband. She is currently at work on her second novel, which Orion has already signed more