/ Lead title A chance meeting between two old friends leads to an obsessive love which will unearth long-hidden secrets, causing a bitter rift between two families. / The Bookseller compares Sara MacDonald with Rosamunde Pilcher and JoJo Moyes / A fascinating story of a forbidden relationship between an older woman and a much younger boy / Compelling, emotional and intelligent storytelling with strong issues at its heart -- motherhood, family and forbidden love / A vivid evocation of Cornwall, where the author lives / Competition: Santa Montefiore; JoJo Moyes; Marcia Willett; Roisin McAuley; Anita Shreve; Sarah Challis
Sara Macdonald has written all her life. She has been an army wife, living all over the world, and now lives in Cornwall. This is her fourth novel for HarperCollins.
Praise for Sara MacDonald and her novels 'A beautifully written tale.' Belfast Telegraph 'a tender story about three generations of a family touched by prejudice, violence and war.' Woman's Own 'Thoughtful and compelling storytelling' Choice 'Intriguing themes are cleverly woven together!I found myself swept along by the sheer interest of every page and moved by the unerring way in which each character is painted!it grips to the end.' Country Life