Boston, 1903. Dr Ravell is a young obstetrician whose reputation for helping couples conceive has made him a rising star.
He is flattered when a family of illustrious physicians turns to him to treat one of its own members.Erika von Kessler is a beautiful, ambitious - and married - opera singer who has struggled for years to become pregnant.
As the young doctor's attraction to her increases, and his treatments prove ineffectual, Erika's despair worsens.And when Dr Ravell takes a great risk that may imperil his promising career - a secret he can share with no one - it is a decision that will change their dreams and destinies.What ensues is an unforgettable love story that sweeps across snowy Boston, a lush island in the Caribbean to the graceful piazzas and opera stages of Italy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/04/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751543605