By Roisin McAuley
From the acclaimed author of Meeting Point and Singing Bird
Louise and Rebecca, good friends since their BBC days in Belfast, work for a film company and are scouring the south of England for a suitable location to shoot a movie about Elizabeth I. As they stumble across Wooldene House, they meet Diana and Henry, who own the property.
Diana, widowed, feels her life is slowly crumbling along with the house, and yearns for new romance. Diana spends her time looking after their aunt Lucy who, as she senses time is running out, begins the share the startling secrets in her past.
And Henry, retired from the Army after a stint in Northern Ireland, is increasingly drawn to Louise - but their shared history, which places them on opposite sides of the troubles - threatens them both...
Roisin McAuley joined the BBC in Northern Ireland and went on to become a reporter for Spotlight, Newsnight, Panorama and File on 4. She has also produced and directed television documentaries for ITV and Channel 4 and written and presented programmes for BBC Radio.
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07 Jan 2010
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The new Maeve Binchy — BELFAST TELEGRAPH
An intelligent, witty and insightful novel — IRISH TIMES
McAuley writes brilliantly, with precision and flair — IRISH EXAMINER
A fantastically enjoyable book — SUNDAY BUSINESS POST