Women of a Dangerous Age Are Getting Away from It All

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Sometimes we just need to go, leave, be gone. Our lives don’t always turn out the way we thought they would and we need to get a fresh start. Below is a list of books about women who may have thought they had it all figured out, only to find they have no idea who they are or what they want from their lives. Journey along with them to discover their true selves, and you might discover something about yourself along the way!

The Color of Tea

“Macau: the bulbous nose of China, a peninsula and two islands strung together like a three-bead necklace. It was time to find a life for myself. To make something out of nothing. The end of hope and the beginning of it too.”

I Almost Forgot About You

Dr. Georgia Young, feeling restless with her life, leaves her career and home, and is presented with a second chance at love and life.

The Last Original Wife

The last “original” wife in her upper-crust Atlanta clique, Leslie Anne Carter Greene is tired of living her life for someone else. She is determined to reclaim her happiness and returns to her childhood home of Charleston to begin the journey back to herself.

Searching for Tina Turner

When Lena Spencer’s husband gives her an ultimatum to be grateful or be gone, she chooses to go.

 

Time Flies

Melanie uprooted her family to follow her husband to Atlanta and made a successful new life for everyone there. After her husband leaves her for another woman, Melanie decides that going to a high school reunion provides her the opportunity to conquer some fears and even rekindle an old flame.

Tumbledown Manor

Lisa Trumperton finds new allies and a strength she never knew she had, while renovating her family’s mansion in the Australian countryside.

 

Women of a Dangerous Age

Lou runs away from a loveless marriage to start over and, in front of the Taj Mahal, befriends Ali, a serial mistress who also needs to find a new purpose for her life.