Repercussions for a whole family when the mother goes missing, presumed drowned. Village life with all it’s characters and twists and turns brought on by one event. Maeve Binchy doing a great job of keeping the reader glued with every twist and turn of the plot. One of her best.
Kit McMahon lives in the small Irish town of Lough Glass, where everyone knows everyone; children who walk to school together grow up and become sweethearts and marry, people gossip and grumble and dream their lives away. For it is a place where change comes slowly.
Until one day, beautiful, mysterious Helen McMahon disappears, presumed drowned in the lake, and then the gossip runs wild. The consequences for Helen's husband, her son, but above all for her daughter, Kit, are unimaginable and will leave not one of their lives unchanged.
Publication date: 29/06/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||29th June 2005|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Maeve Binchy (1940 - 2012) was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined the Irish Times. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982 and she went on to write over twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted for cinema and television, most notably Circle of Friends and Tara Road. Maeve Binchy received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Book Awards in 1999 and the Irish PEN/A.T. Cross award in 2007. In 2010 she was presented with the ...More About Maeve Binchy