Carrie Adams, successful television producer, mother and wife, is about to return to work. She thinks that working full-time is no problem as long as she has the right childcare. But then reality hits home, Carrie and the children aren't happy, and her husband is becoming detached from family life.
Diana Appleyard is a writer, broadcaster and freelance journalist for a number of national newspapers and magazines. She worked for the BBC as an Education Correspondent, before deciding to give up her full-time job to work from home, a decision which formed the basis for her first novel, Homing Instinct. She lives with her husband Ross and their two young daughters in an Oxfordshire farmhouse. Homing Instinct, A Class Apart, Out of Love and her most recent novel, Every Good Woman Deserves a Lover are all published by Black Swan.