A hilarious, heartwarming story about four women and how their lives change throughout their college years and lives as wives, mothers, career women, and lovers. There's Annabel, a spirited romantic, Chris, whose love for a man almost destroys her own happiness, Emily whose desire to please results in her own emotional breakdown and Daphne who prefers to look at life through rose colored glasses not realizing the high price that she and her family will pay in the future. Then there are the men in their lives who add to the mix. Max, whose alternative lifestyle will result in a tragedy, Alexander, Chris's husband who manages to hurt the people whom he loves the most, Ken, the perfect doctor whose patience with Emily is tried and tried again, and Richard, Daphne's College Sweetheart who took what he wanted regardless of who he hurt in the process. A wonderful book about women's friendships and the painful reality that as much as you may try, you just can't go back in time.