The story begins in post-World War II San Francisco.
When a mysterious stranger approaches Clarice Kaye in her favorite restaurant, his words trigger a voyage of discovery: “You look just like your grandmother, but you have your mother’s eyes.”
There was only one question in Clarice’s mind: how could he know?
Armed with family diaries that tell of the scandalous grandmother for whom she was named, Clarice embarks on a journey through Paris’ modern art movement, 1906 San Francisco, and the depths of the Opéra Garnier in this long-awaited sequel to “In The Eye of The Beholder.”
The novel is currently available via Smashwords, Amazon (domestic and international)
Cathcart spent four years doing extensive research to bring the story to life, including visits to Paris, exhibits of Fauvist art, and other primary sources to create a rich and entertaining novel.
Cathcart's primary focus is on creating fiction featuring atypical characters. She lives in the Silicon Valley, California, with her husband an an assortment of pets.