The Pocket Wife by Susan Crawford is a look into the world of bipolar disorder. Dana Catrell seems like a normal suburban housewife with a son in college and a successful lawyer…and yet life is not as it seems. Dana suffers from bipolar disorder, and her life is thrown into turmoil one afternoon. She remembers going to her neighbor Celia’s house for a few drinks and some gossip. Her memory becomes foggy ,and she blacks out…she wakes up on her couch with no memory only to learn that Celia has been murdered.
Dana starts to question what happened while she was blacked out and if she is responsible for the murder….details start to come out…deceit, adultery, lies…..and Dana is caught up in the middle.