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  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland

Out of Focus

Muriel Bolger

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The past can never stay hidden...

When Sandra, the teenage daughter of two respectable country teachers, becomes pregnant, she is sent away from home. Alone in the world except for her baby son, Sandra's world falls apart when he is taken from her.
Nearly forty years later, having rebuilt her life in Dublin with a loving husband and two grown-up children, Sandra still struggles with the secrets of her past. She never stops thinking about the son she held for the first few weeks of his life.

When, out of the blue, her son contacts her, Sandra thinks she is being given a second chance. But he has his own reasons for seeking her out, and now she has a choice to make ...

As her past and present collide, Sandra has to come to terms with the decision her family made all those years ago ... but maybe now there's a chance for her to finally find some peace?

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Muriel Bolger

Muriel Bolger is a well-known Irish journalist and award-winning travel writer. In addition to her works of fiction she has also written four books on her native city, including Dublin - City of Literature (O'Brien Press), which won the Travel Extra Travel Guide Book of the Year 2012.

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