Rita Awards Best Novel
Banish Misfortune begins with Jessica Hansen climbing her way up the corporate ladder. She is anorexic, contemplating using her body to "seal a deal", and is engaged to a man who doesn't love her. She has scars on her wrists, tangible proof of her inner torment. In short, she is a mess. Her only place of respite is with an older divorced couple. Hamilton and Elyssa McDowell.
Used availability for Anne Stuart's Banish Misfortune
April 1985 : UK Paperback