Grace Scannelli, a Jamaican woman, discovers that her husband, John, may have a deep secret when he lies about picking up a hitchhiker.
• This is a story about a marriage in acute trauma. It’s a story about the impossibility of really knowing the person you love.
• It takes place in
• The story is uniquely from the wife's point of view.
Grace Scannelli, 45, is a black, Jamaican
woman, Associate Director of financial aid at a university in
John Scannelli, 35, is a man of Italian descent
who grew up in
Terrence Yee Fat is a Chinese Jamaican man, about 44, John’s close college friend, a meticulous accountant who rents the downstairs apartment of their brownstone.
Mika Takami, a fit, slight Japanese woman, 49. She is a designer of sexy women’s underwear for a catalog, and dresses and acts younger than is age-appropriate.
Sheila T. Robinson, 45, is Grace’s best friend, Head of Human Resources for a television station. She is a very attractive, strong black woman Grace met when they both struggled with an undergraduate statistics class their freshman year.
Keith Campbell, Grace’s first husband who was
fired from his diplomatic position at the UN in