This is a riveting suspense novel, about the unlikely friendship between two pregnant women. With its brilliant rendering of the secrets some woman hold close and a shocking act that cannot be undone.
Lesley is a British novelist, with global sales of over 10 million copies. Lesley started writing at the age of 35, but her books did not get published until she was 48. She was three when her mother died under tragic circumstances. She now lives in Bristol, she has three daughters and one grandson.
Martin is the Senior Director of the Global Business Policy Council. He is the author of the `Bruno ` Detective series set in the Perigord region of France, where Walker has a holiday home.
In the tradition of Tracy Chevaliers’ Girl with the Pearl Earring. A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in the 15th century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is the one of the powerful Medici family’s favoured circle –
Francoise was a Jewish woman born in Poland and enamoured of all things literary and French. In 1921 she set up the first French-language bookshop in Berlin, Francoise was forced to flee to Paris and compelled to keep moving as she attempted to survive in a world disintegrating around her.
James Henry is the pen name for James Gurbett, who has long been a fan of the original R.D.Wingfield Frost books and the subsequent TV series. He works in publishing and enjoys windsurfing and long lunches.