Rich, romantic storytelling marks the magical new novel from the author of "A Way of Forgiving" and "Someday, Somewhere". There was a fire, a scandal. A famous actor died; his lover, a famous actress, was arrested...Now Abbots House has been rebuilt, and a mysterious woman who hides her face and talks to no one lives there. Rumours fly through the Scottish seaside village. Kate Buchanan can't leave her tragic past behind - nor can she remember what actually happened that fateful night. Now, though, snatches of her memory start to return - and an epic love story spanning two decades returns to haunt the woman who survived.