"There were three of us in the marriage" Ellie can't push Princess Diana's infamous words out of her mind, except Ellie isn't dealing with a mistress, but with a matriach, and she can't decide which is worse...
This is a story of a newly married couple, Dan and Ellie Cooper. After the proposal she realized who the other woman is her mother in Law, who is ever woman's worst nightmare
Ellies mother passed when she was just a teenager, so she spent most of her life without another woman in her life, so she craved the whole mother daughter bond. After meeting Dan she was anxious to meet his mother of whom he talked so much about. They got along great, they had so much in common, she loved it. The family was really close, almost too close. She began to realize as the relationship grew into marriage. When Mrs. Cooper took full control of the wedding, she finally knew what she was getting into. Soon came the baby, Ellie was not going to let Mrs. Cooper take over the baby like she did the wedding, so she distanced herself away from her, and Dan. As Ellie and Dan grew apart so did their marriage, months later Dan moved back in with his parents while they their marriage continued to get worse. Divorce papers looked to be coming in the future.
I highly recommend reading this book, it was fantastic, I am looking forward to reading more novels by Jane Green. Extremely talented author.