One Day meets The Time Traveler's Wife in this spellbinding, magical debut novel about love, loss, hope and heartbreak that shows us that the world can be as desolate or as beautiful as the comets that pass overhead.
Helen Sedgwick was a research scientist working in the field of biophysics before writing her debut novel, The Comet Seekers. She has an MLitt in Creative Writing from Glasgow University and a PhD in Physics from Edinburgh University, and has received a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. Having grown up in London, she now lives in the Scottish Highlands. The Growing Season is her second novel.
"A magical debut...a gorgeous novel that should resonate with fans
of Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveller's Wife... A breathtaking
tale full of love, hope and heartbreak. You'll be utterly
captivated from the first page" * Elle *
"Beautiful, sad, moving, fascinating and original. I loved it." -- Marian Keyes
"A stellar love story" * Glamour, Book of the Year *
"Exquisitely layered, thrilling novel, which leaps across centuries and continents to delve into the role of destiny and the elusiveness of perception and memory." * New York Times *
"A spellbinding tale of love and loss, aglimmer with passion and melancholy." * Sunday Express, S Magazine *