How far would you go to help a close friend? Is there a place where you
might draw the line and simply have to say no?
The story = Eight women. Four decades of friendship. One unimaginable
Where can you find a story about friendship, laughter and the good things
in life that also touches on alcoholism, infidelity, porn addiction,
illness and grief? For many women, it’s often within their own circle of
friends. Whether your BFFs are in their twenties or are seniors, everyone
has a story.
The Bridge Club reminds us of the complexities of women’s friendships
through an entertaining and often moving tale of eight women whose lives
intersect once a month initially to play the game of bridge. What began as
one night turns into four decades that span the segments of a woman’s
journey from youthful optimism to embracing the challenges and
opportunities presented in life’s later years.
Based loosely on the author’s own bridge club, the story weaves the reader
through a maze of life’s inevitable scenarios.
This is a novel for anyone who values friendship. Not simply the “Hi, how
are you?” type of friendship but rather the kind that weathers all sorts of
storms, unselfishly celebrates triumphs, and hums along year after year
with never an unkind word. It does exist.
If you have such a friendship in your life you will relate to the women in
The Bridge Club. If you don’t, perhaps the story will inspire you to search
Through laughter, tears, and everything in between the story meets life
head on and affirms that building a strong foundation of friendship is a
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About The Author
Patricia Sands lives in Toronto, Canada and sometimes the south of France.
With a happily blended family of seven adult children and, at last count,
six grandchildren, life is full and time is short. Her award-winning novel,
The Bridge Club, was recently a Finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie
Book Awards and a Finalist in the 2012 Indie Excellence Book Awards. Her
next novel, The Promise of Provence, should be available by December 2012.
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