The Weekend by Suzy England is about a successful restaurateur Clark McCullough. He has planned the ultimate proposal to his girlfriend of three years, acclaimed actress Erica Landry. Together in New York in the days before Christmas, Clark has left no detail to chance—he’s got snow on the streets, the rink at Rockefeller Center on reserve, and the perfect suite at The Peninsula. With Erica away at publicity engagements, Clark busies himself inside a Manhattan Barnes & Noble.
He’s blown away when his browsing uncovers the hottest new title of the year—a novel called The Weekend. A story dedicated to him, written by the one woman in his past that he’s never gotten over–married DC attorney Robin Riggs. A quick chat with a bookstore employee reveals that Robin will be there signing copies of her best-seller. Clark is overcome with bittersweet memories of the lone weekend they shared in a small cottage in Vermont. Is he willing to abandon his proposal plans, possibly sacrificing his current relationship with Erica, to lock eyes once more with his former flame?
A now divorced Robin is shocked to learn that Clark is in New York City. Robin hasn’t had any contact with him since their brief affair ended years before. Has he come to confront her about the book? Or perhaps, like her, he’s hoping they can somehow reconnect and pick up where they left off.
The Weekend is unique in that it is a story-within-a-story. The secret weekend Clark and Robin shared is slowly revealed to the reader, as the main characters each read excerpts of Robin’s novel. It features an unexpected ending guaranteed to make you ugly cry—think The Bridges of Madison County, but updated for a whole new generation.
Author, Suzy England fell in love with fiction the minute she picked up her first Judy Blume book in third grade. An elementary educator and native Texan, she lives in Houston with her husband. Suzy is the proud mom of two adult children and a playful Havanese named Ivy. When she’s not writing, she’s