Sheer Chance : In the seventies, the decade of sexual opportunity, Avril Brett decided not to break the traditional rules. Her reward? A picturesque country cottage, a meaningless secretarial job, and Hugh, the charming but faithless husband who refuses her the children that might threaten his errant ways. But now Avril begins to realize it's time she lived for herself. To her shock and delight, she finds herself involved with her boss - and discovers what love is really about.