Ave Marie continues to grow with a teenaged daughter thrown in the mix. After working through the trials of marriage in the second book, Ave tackles the ever-changing relationship between mother and daughter Etta. Etta has all the strength and determination that Ave always wanted and more so. Adventures to NYC and Italy help Ave come to peace with her daughter’s strong will and love.
Characters are very real-you see all their faults and neurotic tendencies. The scenario is familiar to many; dealing with the changing seasons in ones life is very much a dance. #3 in trilogy. 2002, 254 pages.