From the bestselling author of Family Baggage and The Alphabet Sisters comes a warm and captivating story of family secrets, traditions and ties.
As a child, Maggie Faraday grew up in a lively, unconventional household with her young mother, four very different aunts and her eccentric grandfather.
With her mother often away, her aunts took turns to look after her -- until, just weeks before Maggie's sixth birthday, a shocking event changed everything.
Twenty years on, Maggie is living alone in New York City when a surprise visit from her grandfather brings a revelation and a proposition to reunite the family.
As the Faradays gather in Ireland, Maggie begins to realize that the women she thought she knew so intimately all have something to hide ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 04/04/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780330447829