*** From the acclaimed author of The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood ***
All families have their secrets. But the truth will out . . .
Eleanor and her mother Marjorie have always had a difficult relationship and have somehow just failed to connect. Now Marjorie’s memory is fading, and her grip on the things she has kept hidden is beginning to loosen. When she calls Eleanor to say, ‘There’s something I have to tell you’, Eleanor hopes this will be the moment she learns the truth about the terrible secret that has cast a shadow over both their lives.
But Marjorie’s memory is failing fast and she can’t recall what she wanted to say. Eleanor knows time is running out, and as she tries to gently uncover the truth before it becomes lost inside her mother’s mind forever, she begins to discover what really happened when she was a child – and why…
Praise for Susan's storytelling:
'Exquisite storytelling, full to the brim with authentic characters, family secrets and emotional weight' Isabel Ashdown
'Passionate, intriguing and beautifully written... deserves to stand on the shelf next to Maggie O'Farrell's books. A powerful and talented new voice' Rachel Hore
'A brave and moving story about how much can be lost and what happens next' Alison Moore