The three women in Hazel Hucker's delightful new novel are each faced with painful and difficult situations. After the death of her two-year-old daughter, Maggie Easton desperately wants to have another child, but her husband feels strongly that their three sons are more than enough. Louise Bennett yearns to escape Hampshire and return to London, but her partner, Simon, delights in country living. And middle-aged Brozie is trapped in a loveless marriage with the dying Herbert.
Enter Charley St. George, an extraordinary stranger, brimming with ideas to solve each of their problems. Attractive, witty, and energetic, Charley seems too good to be true. Yet, as the three women grow more and more dependent on his favors, they learn he may be hiding secrets of his own.
From the author of the acclaimed Cousin Susannah comes a fresh, contemporary novel of love, life, and heartache in the rural village of Abbotsbridge. Filled with memorable characters and a constant enthusiasm for life's rich possibilities, A Dangerous Happiness is a story that goes straight to the heart.