An unbreakable bond. A devastating discovery. From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby’s Academy comes a gritty and emotional family saga.
London, 1944. A young man is killed in an air-raid, leaving a wife and two children – and a secret. After the tragedy, Ailsa, Margaret and Luke are persuaded by to return to the north east. Despite their grief and bitterness, they find a new life there. But it isn’t long before the past catches up with them, and they must confront the secret the family left behind.
Note: this book was previously published under the title The Secret.
Elizabeth Gill writes with a masterful grasp of conflicts and passions hidden among men and women of the wild North Country