Family Pictures (2013) by London-born chick lit author Jane Green, brings us Sylvie and her daughter, Eve. Sylvie’s husband Jonathan died young, and eleven years ago she married Mark. They have a comfortable life, even if Mark travels too much.
But Eve has secrets from her parents. An eating disorder. A new friend. When she meets Grace and follows her home, Eve discovers a photograph that will change her world.
Hidden secrets are revealed in this novel that form a connection between two women who live on opposite coasts but have a lot in common. They are both in their forties, have children about to leave home for college, and their husbands travel a lot. They are both sitting on nests that are about to be emptied. What they choose to make of their lives will keep readers riveted.
Ms Green is a forty-something mom who now lives in Connecticut. Her novels populate the bestseller list, and she is credited with a pivotal role in the creation of the chick lit genre.