Gorgeous, world-famous cellist Evie Silverman is classical-lite through and through. Real musicians despise her. Her talent has been promoted way beyond its value because apparently everyone loves a blonde girl in lipstick who can do interesting things between her thighs. She s played for the President of the United States. She s played at No 10 Downing Street. And tonight she s playing for Royalty.| But tonight she s also going to change her life. Tonight she s going to leave her husband. Tonight, for the first time in fifteen years, she s going to stand on her own two feet. For tomorrow begins her new life starting with a trip to New York.| | It all too soon becomes apparent that breaking the rules and escaping from your past isn t what it s cracked up to be
Emily Barr is the well-loved and bestselling author of Backpack, the original backpacking novel, and many other highly acclaimed novels. A former journalist, she has travelled around the world and written columns and travel pieces for the Observer and the Guardian. After living in France, Emily and her husband (whom she met backpacking) have settled in Cornwall with their three children. You can learn more about Emily and her novels by visiting her website www.emilybarr.com.