This is an entertaining British formula of romance, travel and mystery. Tansy is a small minded, trendy Londoner who plans for about six months, a long backpacking trip with her boyfriend. Tansy refuses to say they are 'backpackers' because she states this puts a label on her. This trip is precipitated by the death of her alcoholic mother and her inability to deal with her life after this death. Her long-time boyfriend, Tom, plans most of the holiday to ... Cuba
Plume, Apr 2004, 13.00, 336 pp.
Yuppies David and Libby argue whether they should go on sabbatical and travel along with their newborn for a year or so. Bored playing house mother though she loves her child, Libby wants to say yes to David's pleadings, but wonders if that is a good idea for their baby. As they debate the issue of travels with Charlie, their new neighbor lonely Maggie hears everything through the paper thin wall...