The spirited narration, provided by the author and Gabriella Callender, adds much to this contemporary romance. Written in a glib, conversational style tailor-made for audio, Dickey's fifth novel takes an uncompromising look at the modern consequences of keeping secrets. Running from a love affair that left her emotionally and fiscally bankrupt, Dana moves cross-country and soon meets Vince at a Los Angeles club. The two develop a relationship, and, wanting to leave the past behind, Dana decides not to tell Vince about her former lover and her financial woes. Vince, the divorced father of a young child, also decides that revealing his past will jeopardize this new romance. However, when Dana's former lover and Vince's ex-wife and child suddenly arrive in town, the two lovers, now engaged to be married, confront the truths about their pastsÄviolently. Recommended for all contemporary fiction collections.ÄBeth Farrell, Portage Cty. Dist. Lib., OH Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.