Belva Plain’s many New York Times best-selling novels, including Promises, are beloved by her fans for their ability to convey bittersweet tales of the heart. Looking Back follows the intertwined lives of three bright young women. Cecile is a beautiful child of privilege Amanda is ambitious but poor Norma is the academic star, yet the least self-assured. They are inseparable at college. And when the three classmates graduate and move into careers and marriage, they remain close. But, secretly, one of them will begin a relationship that undermines their trust and alters the course of each life it touches. As Looking Back explores the limits of friendship and loyalty, it moves from youthful optimism to the more complex realities of adulthood. This poignant novel is classic Belva Plain, and narrator Kate Forbes’ performance captures each emotional scene.