A hell of a read' Sunday Times
'Triumphant, and beautifully told...one of the best novelists writing today' Sara Collins, Guardian
All must gamble with their fate. But not all can win...
In the city of Bath, in the year 1865 Jane Adeane, renowned for her restorative skills, is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her.
But when she finds herself torn between a dangerous affair with a female lover and the promise of a conventional marriage to an apparently respectable doctor, her desires begin to lead her towards a future she had never imagined...
Discover the ultimate historical read. A perfect gift this Christmas.
'Terrific' The Times
'One of our most accomplished novelists' Observer
'One of my favourite writers' Nina Stibbe
An absorbing insight into the life of a compassionate woman whose personal choices run against the norm and take her life in challenging directions