When three young women met by chance en route to Thailand at the start of a backpacking adventure, none could have guessed at the journey that was beginning. A year later, one of them has given birth to a baby girl and abandoned her at Heathrow airport...Clio is a doctor, clever and ambitious, locked in an unhappy marriage. Martha is resolutely single, a dedicated career woman yet also vulnerable. Jocasta is wild, impulsive, always looking for the next big story, whatever that may be. Three women. Three glittering careers. One guilty secret. SHEER ABANDON is a gripping, compelling story of the wildness of youth, the bonds of friendship and a search for a mother that brings everyone back together once more.