Summary

Recently divorced, Tessa Parker runs a successful B&B in a seaside town. During a surprise visit from Australia, a long-lost aunt lets slip a family secret that unsettles her fragile world. In shock, and feeling betrayed by her whole family, Tessa confides in her ex-husband just as he reveals he has a new woman in his life.
Struck unexpectedly by jealousy; balancing her own turmoil against the demands of parenting, Tessa tries to trace her birth father, with devastating results. Yet she fails to see how this is a crucial moment in her children's lives. If she gets things wrong, the consequences could be fatal.
©2013 Isabelle Grey (P)2013 WF Howes Ltd
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Critic reviews

"A moving novel, as a well as a convincing one, and it shows with great clarity how past crimes and well-meaning manipulation damage families for years afterwards" (N.J. Cooper, BookOxygen)
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3 out of 5 stars
By Pam on 09-01-15

Disappointing :(

Sadly main character was 'wow is me' the story was annoying and rambled . I made it to the end - just!

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By Freckles on 09-02-18

irritating characters

I got this book because I like a detective series by the same author and was hoping for an emotional story with complex characters you can like or identify with. I was disappointed - the only characters I liked were Mitch and Hugo. I could not connect at all with the main character and found some of the others really annoying. This was probably not helped by the narrator, who used a really whiny voice for them. I finished the book, but was tempted to give up.

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