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A phenomenal, heartwarming tale by the much-loved Rosamunde Pilcher.

Laura, newly married and ever conscious she may be living in the shadow of her husband Alec’s first wife, decides to take a holiday with his family in Cornwall. Through the long hot summer days she is slowly charmed by the beautiful old house and the people she learns to know and love. In time her uneasy spirit is soothed by the sparkling, brilliant sea, and her restless heart finally calmed.

But is this new-found tranquillity too good to be true? For with the arrival of an anonymous letter, one accusing her of having an affair, Laura’s world is thrown into turmoil . . .

Reviews

Her genius is to create characters you really care about
Daily Express
Pilcher's storytelling skills are serene and beguiling
The Times
Pilcher's strength is knowing what she can do well and writing about what she knows. She has a way of tapping into the emotional life of her readers and making them care about characters not unlike themselves
Daily Telegraph
Rosamunde Pilcher's warm spell is charming and utterly convincing
Daily Mail
Rosamunde Pilcher gets so cleverly to the heart of the matter in her stories; she is truly the Queen of Emotion.
Rosanna Ley, author of From Venice with Love
If you love Harriet Evans or Lucinda Riley's books, you're sure to love Rosamunde Pilcher too.
Sarra Manning, Red Magazine
One of the best storytellers of our time.
Woman's Way