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March 1928. The Great War has been over for ten years, but Freddie still hasn’t recovered from the loss of his brother. Even now, on holiday in south-west France, he cannot escape his grief. When his car crashes, Freddie stumbles down from the hills to a village nearby. There he meets Marie, a beautiful young woman who is also mourning a lost generation.

Her story of the fate of her family moves him deeply. But it will also lead Freddie to the caves above the village – and to the heart of a shocking secret. By turns thrilling, poignant and haunting, this is a story of two lives touched by war and transformed by courage.

Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt

(p) 2009 Orion Publishing Group

Reviews

An enchanting novella ... Mosse proves that she can weave a web of poignant and thrilling strands that will ensnare any reader
THE LADY
A poignant, spooky study of mourning and redemption
MARIE CLAIRE
The themes of love, loss and remembrance are explored to create a wonderfully haunting winter's tale. Stop the clock and read it in one sitting
SHE
Beautiful and haunting, this is a great story of love, loss and courage.
Woman
An absorbing tale of loss and remembrance in the aftermath of the First World War ... Mosse excels at transporting her readers into another time and another world ... Mosse's depiction of life in Southern France between the wars is utterly convincing
EXPRESS
It takes much of what appeals about her bestselling novels - and adds a heartbreaking story - what is really haunting about Mosse's tale is the rawness of Freddie's grief
THE TIMES
This is a great read ... Mosse writes movingly about loss and atmospherically about France
DAILY MAIL
Mosse's story-telling packs a punch
THE INDEPENDENT