"Deliciously bitchy." "Wonderfully witty."
Suzanne had it all. Then she lost it. Now she wants it back.
Suzanne Braun had it all - beauty, status and money. Then her
husband died - but not before making a series of foolish
investments that squandered her inheritance. When a promising
relationship with a wealthy and aging suitor founders during
prenuptial negotiations, Suzanne finds herself a social pariah,
universally regarded as an unscrupulous golddigger.
Her prospects look bleak until her late husband's
brother, Douglas, invites her to spend the summer at Inglewood, the
family cottage on Lake Joseph, a playground for Toronto's
uber-rich. Suzanne packs her bag, deposits her wayward daughter at
summer camp and armed only with her wits and her sex appeal, heads
north with one goal in mind: to return home at summer's
end with a wealthy fiancé in tow.
Douglas' frumpy wife Catherine dreads Suzanne's arrival. Years
earlier she went out with Suzanne's late husband before he dumped
her for Suzanne, but there is more than a summer in the company of
a hated rival at stake. Catherine fears that the sexy widow will
set her sights on her brother Mark, a successful businessman who is
returning to Canada after 14 years in Japan. The prospect that this
social climbing opportunist might penetrate the family circle is
too horrible to contemplate, and Catherine will stop at nothing to
An irresistible force is about to meet an immovable object.