Vicky van Zale's fight for survival against the three men who use her as a pawn in their struggles for wealth and power begins when her millionaire father manipulates her into an arranged marriage.
Her battle with and ultimate victory over her father, her husband and finally her lover, who all try to use her to further their own ends, is set against a background of boardroom intrigue, brutal ambition and bitter masculine rivalry.
This is a companion novel to The Rich Are Different and continues the gripping story of the Van Zale dynasty through two decades of conflict as the sins of the fathers are finally visisted upon the next generation ...
Susan Howatch was born in Surrey. After taking a degree in law, she emigrated to America where she married, had a daughter and embarked on a career as a writer. When she eventually left the States, she lived in the Republic of Ireland for four years before returning to England.