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From Lake Como in Italy to Oxford, a wonderfully compelling novel about lost love, fate and second chances from the Sunday Times bestselling author.

Lake Como – beautiful, enchanting, romantic…

For Floriana, it is the place where the love of her life is getting married to another woman. And she’s been invited to the wedding.

For Esme, it is where, over sixty years ago, she fell in love for the first time. So often she’s wondered what happened to the man who stole her heart – and changed the course of her life.

Adam is in danger of burying himself entirely in his work after his girlfriend left him. Could a trip to Lake Como be the distraction he needs?

Now it’s time for each of them to understand that the past is not only another country, it can also cast haunting shadows over everyone’s lives…

Reviews

The Hidden Cottage is a heart-warming, romantic story full of engaging characters, an emotional rollercoaster.
DAILY EXPRESS
I raced to the end of this.
DAILY MAIL
Like Maeve Binchy, the characters are identifiable, yet somehow never predictable and always with an element of sympathy ... This novel, telling the story of a perfect family and its imperfect realities, is splendid and just right for an end-of-summer read.
PARENT TALK
The magic of Lake Como is firmly at the centre of this heart-warming story
WOMAN & HOME
A tale of lost love, fate and second chances
NEW!
This charming story has just the right mix of love, sunshine and fun
PARENT TALK
A big hug of a novel that leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy
WOMAN