The number-one bestseller,
shortlisted for the RNA award
‘A rare novel. Beautiful, powerful, unashamedly
romantic.’ Marian Keyes
Godard: chief copywriter, The Complete Works advertising agency.
Smart. Sussed. Scared. Because when your self-esteem’s been trampled
and your world overturned, you have to act fast.
Maddie escapes from busy Dublin to
seemingly tranquil Saint-Géyroux, an idyll in rural France. There, she
is led into temptation by beautiful, roguish Sam, cajoled into
becoming a life model by renowned artist Daniel Lennox, and haunted by
a portrait of a woman with a secret to share. Can this mysterious
beauty help Maddie exorcise her demons?
In this moving, bittersweet, joyously
romantic tale by the bestselling author of Going Down and the
Mischief books, Maddie Godard confronts her innermost fears, makes
new friends, and learns that life really is worth living…