By Donna Hay
Published Jan 2010
When actress Annie Mitchell’s husband Max runs off with her best friend, Annie is left with a stack of unpaid bills and the self-esteem of the last sandwich in a railway station buffet.
In desperation, she accepts a job with the Phoenix, a Yorkshire repertory company, where she is billed to play Beatrice in their forthcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing. Little does she know that her troubles are just beginning. For not only is the Phoenix theatre facing closure, but the artistic director turns out to be Nick Ryan, the man she ditched six years earlier to marry Max. And Nick, she has to admit, is not only tall and dark, but kind and disconcertingly sexy…