Forge/Tom DohertyAssociates LLC
Date: June 16, 2003
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Malcahey and Amy Shiley are roommates at William and Mary College.
Physically, the two are so alike they might be sisters, but personality-wise
they are opposites. Robin, from a wealthy family, is a free spirit
with no moral restraints, while Amy is shy, studious with no family.
They become best friends. Amy is made a member of Robin's family
where she falls in love with Robin's brother, Paul. She envies Robin
for her "ideal" family and cannot understand Robin's attitude
toward her family.
fateful night the two are in an automobile accident. Robin is killed
and Amy is battered beyond recognition. Amy is mistaken for Robin
and in her weakened condition goes along with the deception. She
assumes Robin's life and career for six years, but she is never
happy with her life. A discovery in Robin's journals reveals Robin's
dark secret about her family, and gives Amy the strength to come
to terms with her life.
is an intriguing story about the bond between two young women and
the tragic consequences in their lives, fast-paced, with a mixture
of suspense and romance full of twists and turns. The stress of
one person trapped in a hopeless situation is handled with compassion
and understanding. The story is full of emotion with a cast of strong,
true-to- life characters. It will hold the reader's attention to
learn the final outcome.