by Michele Roberts, read by Eleanor Bron.
The fortunes of twin sisters Rose and Lily.
by Zoe Fairbairns, read by Gwen Taylor.
It is only when the rules of a relationship are broken that things start to become complicated - especially when there are more than two people involved.
|LS||03||A Mother Always Knows||19980916||19990718|
by Sara Maitland, read by Diana Quick.
The Lady Jocasta tells her version of events following the killing of the king and the outwitting of the sphinx by the young stranger who is her son.
|LS||04||Toccata And Fugue||19980917||19990725|
by Michelene Wandor, read by Patricia Hodge.
An actress in mid-life; her partner; a young journalist and, behind them, the historical figure of the Italian princess Isabella D'Este.
|LS||05||The Palace Of Physical Culture||19980920||19990802|
by Valerie Miner, read by Beth Porter.
A fiftieth birthday present of a summer pass to the gym opens up a world of new physical and emotional experience for its recipient.
by Julia Bell, read by Carolyn Backhouse.
Sandra is grieving for her dad.
Finding no solace in her relationship, she seeks consolation and comfort elsewhere.
|LS||07||The Secret Powers Of Mary Galt||19980922||19990719|
by Anna Burns, read by Diane O'kelly.
Mary loses her mother and best friend in the Troubles, but in so doing, discovers something very special about herself.
by Harriet Kline, read by Jenny Funnel.
Valerie is married to a buffoon.
She cannot divorce her husband for bad jokes - relentless joviality does not count as unreasonable behaviour, So how will she survive?
|LS||09||When Should We Live, If Not Now?||19980924|
by Rachel Bentham, read by Miranda Richardson.
She felt expansive and hungry for experience.
So why does a holiday swim change the course of this woman's life and relationship for ever?
by Bidisha, read by Amita Dhiri.
A successful young writer looks back on how she met and fell in love with Luca.
Five years on, she questions why.