Step into Alliott country with the fabulously funny and wonderfully heartwarming story from the bestselling author of A Cornish Summer
When Ella married the handsome, celebrated artist Sebastian Montclair at just nineteen she was madly in love. Now, those blissful years of marriage have turned into the very definition of an unconventional set-up. Separated in every way but distance, Sebastian resides in an outhouse across the lawn from Ella's ramshackle farmhouse.
With an ex-husband living under her nose and a home crowded by hostile teenaged children, gender-confused chickens - not to mention her hyper critical mother whose own marriage slips spectacularly off the rails -Ella finds comfort in the company of the very charming gardener, Ludo.
Then out of the blue Sebastian decides to move on, catching Ella horribly unawares. How much longer can she hide from what really destroyed her marriage . . . and the secret she continues to keep?
'I raced through it, completely gripped from start to finish' Daily Mail
'An entertaining read that's as light as the summer breeze' Daily Express
'A captivating and heartwarming tale' Closer
Escape to the golden beaches of Cornwall with a brilliant new novel by bestselling author Catherine Alliott.
Read on for an excerpt from Catherine Alliott's latest laugh-out-loud funny novel about what happens when the life you've dreamed of is almost within reach...