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A book that will sit on your shoulder for sometime after reading it. It concerns grief, reconciliation, infidelity, marriage and family upheavals and eventual honesty all in a beautiful Italian holiday setting. The author used to write entertaining chic-lit, here she has grown up.
Ginny and Adam Trustlove arrive on holiday in Italy torn apart by personal tragedy. Two weeks in a boathouse on the edge of peaceful Lake Orta is exactly what they need to restore their faith in life - and each other. Twenty-four hours later, the silence is broken. The Sale family have arrived at the main villa: wealthy, high-flying Marty, his beautiful wife Bea, and their privileged, confident offspring. It doesn't take long for Ginny and Adam to be drawn in, especially when the teenage Pippi introduces a new friend into the circle. For there is something about Zach that has everyone instantly beguiled, something that loosens old secrets - and creates shocking new ones. And, yet, not one of them suspects that his arrival in their lives might be anything other than accidental ...
'A brilliantly told, emotionally charged tale'
'What a brilliant book this is ? clever, engrossing and unputdownable. I absolutely loved it and demand a sequel!'
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
|Publication date:||8th July 2010|
|Publisher:||Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Louise Candlish was our Guest Editor in July 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing. Louise Candlish studied English at University College London and worked as an editor in art publishing and as a copywriter before writing fiction. Though her stories are about people facing dramatic dilemmas, she tries to live an uncomplicated life in London with her husband and daughter.More About Louise Candlish