Enough Really is Enough

Vivien Heim,

Enough Really is Enough
 

About the eBook

Lucie, a 60-something woman, is happily (more or less) settled in a relatively long-term but part-time relationship with Richard, who all her friends are convinced isn't right for her - reluctantly she suspects what they say is true but fear of being on her own stops her from challenging him. Eventually though she has enough of his sketchy behaviour and tells him to go, hoping that will be a shock to his complacency and prove to be just a break. After a while, and to her joy, he returns and says those three little words she's been longing to hear, going so far as to present her with a 'commitment* ring. Lulled into what proves to be a false sense of security, she's nothing short of devastated when soon afterwards she's unceremoniously dumped. Friends rally round but it takes an unexpected revelation to shock her out of her self-pity.


Shortly afterwards, completely by chance, she bumps into an attractive man. As she comes to realise he's much younger than her, she wonders whether the relationship's entirely appropriate, but his persistence plus incredible sex makes him far too hard to give up, After a wonderful weekend away, she discovers he's been living a lie but his plausible explanation persuades her to continue.


Her world is rocked when she's diagnosed with breast cancer; she goes through surgery followed by radiotherapy after which she endures the trials and tribulations of coming to terms with a prosthetic breast. If all that isn't enough Covid strikes the world which means that, in a heartbeat, she loses every bit of her work. Desperate for money, she takes in a transvestite lodger who proves to be a life-saver in many ways.


She's suddenly faced by a dilemma with her new man - can she continue when his thinking about how a relationship should be conducted is so fundamentally different to her own?


And then, out of the blue, Richard returns wanting to rekindle their romance. She agrees to meet him - will she accept his proposal?


Show more



In The Press


About the Author


  • Publisher:
  • Published: ; Copyright:
  • ISBN:
  • Edition:
  • Title:
  • Series:
  • Author:
  • Imprint:
  • Language:
  • Number of Pages:  [disclaimer] Page count shown is an approximation provided by the publisher. The actual page count will vary based on various factors such your device's screen size and font-size.

Read online

You can read this ebook online in a web browser, without downloading anything or installing software.

Download file formats

This ebook is available in file types:

This ebook is available in:

After you've bought this ebook, you can choose to download either the PDF version or the ePub, or both.

DRM Free

The publisher has supplied this book in DRM Free form with digital watermarking.

Required software

You can read this eBook on any device that supports DRM-free EPUB or DRM-free PDF format.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)

The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it.

Required software

To read this ebook on a mobile device (phone or tablet) you'll need to install one of these free apps:

To download and read this eBook on a PC or Mac:

  • Adobe Digital Editions (This is a free app specially developed for eBooks. It's not the same as Adobe Reader, which you probably already have on your computer.)

Limits on printing and copying

The publisher has set limits on how much of this ebook you may print or copy. See details.

  • {{ format_drm_information.format_name }} unrestricted {{ format_drm_information.format_name }} {{format_drm_information.page_percent}}% pages every day{{format_drm_information.interval}} days {{ format_drm_information.format_name }} off
Read Aloud
  • {{ read_aloud_information.format_name }} on {{ read_aloud_information.format_name }} off
Subject categories
  •  > 
ISBNs