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Summary

Two decades. Hundreds of miles. A lifetime of secrets. Can coming home mean starting again?

Lorna's world is small but safe.

She loves her daughter, and the two of them is all that matters. But after nearly 20 years, she and Ella are suddenly leaving London for the Isle of Kip, the tiny remote Scottish island where Lorna grew up. 

Alice's world is tiny but full.

She loves the community on Kip, her yoga classes drawing women across the tiny island together. Now Lorna's arrival might help their family finally mend itself - even if forgiveness means returning to the past....

©2021 Libby Page (P)2021 Orion Publishing Group

Critic reviews

"A wonderfully evocative and enveloping novel about the joys and comforts of community and friendship and a perfect, warm escape from these cold, dark times." (Kate Eberlen, best-selling author of Miss You)

"A tender, life-affirming story bursting with hope and heart." (Cathy Bramley, best-selling author of A Patchwork Family)

"A tender tale about stepping out of the shadows of the past and navigating the route to a brighter future...this book not only takes the reader on a journey, but reminds us of the importance of finding our way back home." (Mike Gayle, best-selling author of All the Lonely People

"Radiates warmth, happiness and hope." (Veronica Henry )

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