An epic love story at the heart of a novel of family life and the conflict between duty and desire
Miranda and David move out of London into a beautiful country house with a magical garden. But Miranda insists on tottering across the wet lawn in kitten heels, David is never there, and the children won't tear themselves away from the telly.
Then an enigmatic Frenchman arrives. With the wisdom of nature he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. But who is he His secret lies in the deepest recesses of the garden, for a garden, like love itself, can restore the human spirit not just season after season, but generation after generation.
Intricate and well written - perfect for a rainy bank holiday. - Company
A great tale, beautifully told - New Woman
It twangs on every heartstring, presses every button and is utterly irresistible . . . It's lovely stuff - glossy lifestyle glamour with a soul . . . you're spellbound by the sheer charm of the enterprise. - Daily Express