From the Inside Flap
Brian took her hands in his, pressing them hard. Youre so kind. . . .
In spite of their liberal agreement, Elizabeths thoughts of Alan were guilty ones. This new affair was moving in a direction she had never anticipated having to face while apart from him.
She could see that dalliance of any sort was a stranger to Brians heart. His emotions were so evident, her own so concealed.
In the bedroom, she bent to stroke the cats belly. The animal stretched and yawned extravagantly, its eyes golden and knowing.
Brian smiled. I think she likes you, he said. She trusts you already."
To that, Elizabeth had no answer.