Tansy Nugent finds herself swept up in attraction to university professor - and her boss - Sean Pollard. But they can't be together. However, when their lives intersect once more, years later, Tansy can't help wonder if they're meant to be. Even if her instincts are telling her otherwise...
Her future plans were already decided. Then he came along ...
When undergraduate student Tansy Nugent lands herself a job as research assistant to debonair university professor Sean Pollard, her summer starts to look up. Captivated by his sophisticated ways and affable personality, a new world opens up to her -- far from her sleepy roots and the country life her mother is so keen for her to return to.
As feelings they can't act on develop, Tansy tries her best to forget the professor and move on, eventually falling for a fellow student. But there is always an unspoken presence in the back of her mind.
After she graduates, Sean unexpectedly arrives back into Tansy's life and the possibility opens up anew of the two becoming closer. But under the charming exterior lies another side to the man, and there is much about him she does not yet know. Tansy slowly comes to realise that love sometimes comes at a price and that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is...
Praise for Muriel Bolger - :
A perfect, escapist beach read with a serious edge - Irish Examiner
Engaging and perceptive ... a great read - Patricia Scanlan
Few do beach reads with as much sparkle as Muriel Bolger - Image
An engaging piece of work from one of Ireland's foremost travel writers - Irish Independent
Expect twists and turns, heartbreak and tragedy - Books Ireland