'Every now and then I come across a book I wish I’d written. The Possible World is one of those... A gorgeously wrought exploration of who gets to tell the story of our lives, and who gets to inhabit that story with us' Jodi Picoult
Ben is the sole survivor of a mass murder that claims his mother and numerous others. He is just six years old, and already he must find a new place for himself in the world.
Lucy is the ER doctor who tends to Ben. She was once told that you don’t truly fall in love until you have children. Perhaps that is why she cannot help but be drawn to the little boy who has lived through the unthinkable.
As her hundredth birthday draws closer, Clare is finally facing the horrific events that shaped her as a young woman. As secrets from the past are unlocked it will soon become clear that we are not all as disconnected as we might imagine...
Three lost souls. Something stronger than fate will bring them together.