Scotland's Outer Hebrides provides the sensuous setting for this impressive debut...a beautifully crafted novel.' Publishers Weekly
A captivating story of a crumbling estate in the wilds of Scotland, its century-old secret and an enduring mystery.
Following the deaths of her last living relatives, Hetty Deveraux leaves her strained marriage behind in London and journeys to Scotland to inspect her inheritance: her ancestral home, now in ruins. As Hetty dives headfirst into the repairs, she discovers a shocking secret protected by the house for a hundred years.
With only whispered rumours circulating among the local villagers and a handful of leads to guide her, Hetty finds the power of the past is still affecting her present in startling ways.