FANNY BLAKE was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. She is the author of What Women Want. She lives in London.
A wry, honest, and heartfelt novel of female friendship, romance, and self-discovery
Married to a man who no longer loves her, Lou realizes its time for a change. So she moves out and moves on, with a spring in her step and an exciting new business venture in the works. In honor of her newfound freedom, Lou travels to India, where she befriends Ali, another woman traveling alone.
A serial mistress, Ali couldnt be more different from Lou. Before her trip to India, Alis latest lover changes the rules and asks her to make a life with him, a prospect she comes to accept with glee. But upon her return, Ali learns that her would-be partner is not the man she took him for, and now she, too, needs a new beginning.
As Lou and Ali work together to put the past behind themeven at a time when its perhaps most inclined to stick aroundthey discover new possibilities for life and for love. And as their stories unfold, it just so turns out that the two women have shockingly more in common than they had thought.
With Women of a Dangerous Age, Fanny Blake celebrates that powerful yet terrifying time in a womans life when she must find the courage to reconcile the life she leads with the life she desires.