When a shocking family secret is revealed, twenty-something journalist Cat Coombs finds herself falling into a dark spiral. Wild, glamorous nights out in London and raging hangovers the next day become her norm, leading to a terrible mistake one night while visiting family in America, on the island of Nantucket. It's a mistake for which she can't forgive herself. When she returns home, she confronts the unavoidable reality of her life and knows it's time to grow up. But she doesn't know if she'll ever be able to earn the forgiveness of the people she hurt.
As the years pass, Cat grows into her forties, a struggling single mother, coping with a new-found sobriety and determined to finally make amends. Traveling back to her past, to the family she left behind on Nantucket all those years ago, she may be able to earn their forgiveness, but in doing so she may risk losing the very people she loves the most.
A story that could only be told by the likes of Jane Green. This book portrays how one’s actions can change the course of their life. It’s both dramatic and a perfect reflection of relationships, betrayals, forgiveness and coming to accept what we can’t change, but finding the strength within ourselves to change the things we can. And, through it all, having the courage in yourself to ride out he waves that life throws at you.
Another amazing book by the talented Jane Green that’s sure to be on just about everyone’s To Be Read list!
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About the Author:
She is published in over 25 languages, and has over ten million books in print worldwide.
A graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York, Green filled two of her books, Saving Grace and , with recipes culled from her own collection. She says she only cooks food that is “incredibly easy, but has to look as if you have slaved over a hot stove for hours.” This is because she has five children, and has realized that “when you have five children, nobody ever invites you anywhere.”
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