Snow in Winter by Margaret Bacon
Approx. 112,700 words.
Published on July 29, 2011.
Childhood experience made Nell decide she must be a career woman and never be dependent on any man. Doubt set in when she fell in love and began to think that there might be room for the kind of family life enjoyed by her unambitious, home-loving cousin, Chrissie.
For both women life followed a different course from the one that they had planned, involving change and pain but, ultimately, growth.