BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A THEATRE FOR DREAMERS
An Observer Book of the Year
'Brilliant, tender and beautiful' ANDREW O'HAGAN
'A dark, sexy little masterpiece' JOJO MOYES
'An addictive, cleverly structured and intriguing relationship story of lies and flawed communication' SUNDAY TIMES Book of the Week
'Entices you to revel in its languid, beautifully written prose while demanding that you turn the page to discover the secrets it holds ' OBSERVER Paperback of the week
Julian's fall begins the moment he sets eyes on Julia. Julia is married and eight years Julian's senior. Ignoring warnings from family and friends they give up all they have to be together. Their new life offers immense happiness, especially after their daughter Mira is born. But when Mira becomes terrifyingly ill, it is impossible for Julia to conceal the explosive secret that she has been keeping at the heart of their lives.