'ORIGINAL AND ENTHRALLING' Guardian
'AFFECTING AND TENDER' The Times
'LYRICAL, TRUTHFUL, CONTEMPLATIVE' Daily Telegraph
'COMPLETELY ENCHANTING' Penny Vincenzi
Elizabeth Pringle lived all her long life on the Scottish island of Arran. But did anyone really know her? In her will she leaves her beloved house, Holmlea, to a stranger - a young mother she'd seen pushing a pram down the road over thirty years ago. It now falls to Martha, once the baby in that pram, to answer the question: why? Martha is coping with her mother's dementia and the possibility of a new life on Arran could be a new start.
A captivating story for fans of Rosamund Pilcher, Maeve Binchy and Rachel Joyce of the richness behind the so-called ordinary lives of women and the secrets and threads that hold them together.
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