A compelling tale of entwined fates and obsessive love in the bestselling tradition of Barbara Erskine.|
When Anna Prescott, retreating from a doomed love affair and a high-pressure career, discovers the idyllic hamlet of Ashmore it appears to offer the perfect escape. With its pretty cottages, picturesque canal and intriguing inhabitants — Stella Herringe, mysterious lady of the manor, feisty Alice at the Green Man, and handsome, enigmatic John Dawe — it seems the ideal place for a new life.
When Anna finds herself adopted by two tiny kittens, Pond Cottage finally starts to feel like home. But dangers lurk beneath Ashmore’s apparently tranquil surface, and Anna’s arrival sets in motion a heady, nightmarish chain of events.