It’s 1970, and Lucy is lonely. Stuck in a boring job, at 23 she’s never had a boyfriend and is beginning to despair of ever finding the husband she so yearns for.
However, her life takes a somewhat unexpected twist when she meets Joe at a party. Could he be the one she’s looking for? It’s looking likely. That is, until he confesses something that puts an end to any hope of marriage or a future together. But Lucy still likes him. She knows what she must do – but is she prepared to let him go?
A story about love, life, relationships and forging your own path in a society that’s so set in its ways.
Jenny Ashmole lives in West Sussex. This is a true story written as a novel, researched from her diaries at the time.