When Frances married her husband the ten year age gap seemed nothing to worry about. But twenty years later Paul's death in middle age leaves Frances a widow at only forty-three. One life is over. Is there a new one about to begin? It seems so when, as her grief begins to lessen, she meets Daniel, a university lecturer who clearly adores her. But Daniel is only twenty-six, and this time the age gap is bringing with it all sorts of problems...