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From the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and One Moment comes a powerful, emotional novel about how far we can trust those closest to us.

‘Linda Green is bloody brilliant!’ Amanda Prowse

You can run from the past but you can’t always stop it catching up with you . . .

Alison is a marriage mender. Her job is to help couples who fear they have reached the end of the road. So when her husband’s ex Lydia arrives on the doorstep demanding to see her son, Alison thinks she can handle it. But what Alison doesn’t realise is that Lydia is the one person who has the ability to destroy their happy family. And sometimes the cracks run too deep to ever be repaired . . .


‘The best book I’ve read in a very long time’ *****
‘I couldn’t put it down!’ *****
‘A fantastic emotional rollercoaster’ *****
‘Read it now!’ *****


Marvellous writing and a story that will resonate with anyone who's had to deal with a nightmare ex make for a highly enjoyable read
A warm book about love and family
Sunday Mirror
Utterly riveting
Linda Green is bloody brilliant!
Amanda Prowse, #1 bestselling author
Be prepared for a roller-coaster ride of emotions . . . with a great set of characters and an incredibly intense build up, this is an engrossing story from start to finish
A warm and wonderful story that will have you smiling, sobbing and cheering
Milly Johnson
Warm, well-written, thought-provoking -- reminds us of the power we have to effect change in the world
Dorothy Koomson
Smart, witting writing
Heart-warming and inspiring -- a great read!
Katie Fforde