In 1957, Ellie and Tom Hall are happily married, with a home of their own in Shepherd's Bush and a beautiful baby daughter.
Ellie feels truly blessed and has faith in their future - a future which is cruelly snatched away when a terrible car accident leaves Tom brain-damaged and institutionalised.
Months later, Ellie is slowly learning to live without him and focuses on her thriving knitwear business. Convicted for a murder he has always denied committing, when Ray Brent is released from prison he is ostracised by the community as he tries to rebuild his life.
But he finds a loyal supporter in Ellie when she is witness to a vicious attack on him.
Something about him makes her believe in his innocence and the two soon become friends.
But it's only a matter of time before friendship becomes an impossible love...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 04/10/2001
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747268123