An irresistible multi-generational saga from the bestselling author of THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER.
Athene Forster embraced the Sixties like few others. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was spoiled, beautiful, and out of control. And within two years of her marriage, the rumours had begun again.
Thirty-five years on, Suzanna Peacock finds refuge from her mother's shameful legacy in her shop, the Peacock Emporium. Within its magical walls she discovers not just friendship, and an escape from her troubled marriage, but the first real passion of her life.
But the spectre of her mother still haunts Suzanna, setting in place a series of dramatic events. Only by confronting the past will she finally be able to face the future...
A charming and enchanting read. - Company
Even if the sun isn't shining, this book will make you feel like it is... - Good Housekeeping
The characters are strong, believable and endearing - and will evoke recognition and sympathy from all ages... An enjoyable read - and a promising debut novel. - Sunday Express on Sheltering Rain
Wonderful, romantic and moving. - Daily Mail on The Ship of Brides
Jojo Moyes is a novelist and journalist. Her books include the bestsellers The Girl You Left Behind, The One Plus One, Me Before You and After You and her short story collection Paris for One and Other Stories. Her novels have been translated into forty-four languages, have hit the number one spot in twelve countries and have sold over thirty-eight million copies worldwide. Me Before You has now sold over fourteen million copies worldwide and was adapted into a major film starring Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke. Jojo lives in Essex.