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A journey back into the past, to the other side of the world . . .

Under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, love, lies and disenchantment lead to a menacing showdown in this suspense-filled novel.

A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe Queenstown hideaway.

Why does he have her name in his wallet?

His unexpected arrival takes Julia back forty-five years to London, where as an impulsive young woman she first met Benito Moretti - a meeting that was to change her life, taking her to the glittering Gulf of Naples. There Julia found herself pitted against her belligerent mother-in-law and Benito’s sinister brother in a lethal battle for her husband and children.

Julia remembered her father saying, We’re all as sick as our secrets. Words that still haunt her.

Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9780143773313

    April 2, 2019

    Penguin

    304 pages

    RRP $38.00

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  • EBook

    9780143773320

    April 2, 2019

    Penguin eBooks

    304 pages

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