From the author of Tulip Fever comes a poignant novel of human frailty, temptation and tragedy.
Natalie is a girl who should be going somewhere. Beautiful, bright and ambitious, she's stuck in a dead end job in the accounts department of Nu Line Telecommunications. Living her life through wild weekend, yearning for something more.
When she sees a chance to change her life, she takes it. After all, its' only a minor crime. Nobody will be hurt, will they? But Colin gets hurt. He's the man who Natalie marries. And other people's lives are changed terribly and irrevocably. Because Natalie's actions do have consequences tragic consequences.
“An astonishing story of broken dreams, greed and human frailty.A tale of extraordinary power. Quite simply outstanding”
“Hugely entertaining.immensely thought-provoking”