Romantic and escapist debut fiction from the nation’s best loved TV presenter, Carol Kirkwood.
Hollywood actress Shauna Jackson left the Greek island of Ithos twenty years ago and thought she would never return. Reeling from a scandal that has tarnished her success, she is drawn back to the beautiful olive groves and endless azure skies – and to the secrets she has tried hard to forget.
Looking down from his hilltop villa, enigmatic tycoon Demetrios Theodosis knows he can’t change the past, and looks to the future through his tempestuous daughter Ariana, but in trying to tame her free spirit, is he driving her further away?
Set against bleached white houses bounded by a sapphire sea, a yearning for the truth will compel them both to confront their shared past, and take them back to a distant summer that seemed to hold so much promise …
“A real treat, wonderfully escapist with heart and drama – marvellous!” ANTON DU BEKE
“Utterly engaging, deliciously escapist, with a heart as warm as its author's” CATHY KELLY, bestselling author of The Family Gift