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‘Incredibly moving, it’s beautifully written and page-turning’ Susan Lewis

The day I lost you was the day I discovered I never really knew you

When Jess’s daughter, Anna, is reported lost in an avalanche, everything changes.

Jess’s first instinct is to protect Rose, Anna’s five-year-old daughter. But then she starts to uncover Anna’s other life – unearthing a secret that alters their whole world irrevocably . . .

The day I lost you was the day that you tore our family apart

The perfect emotional and absorbing story for fans of Jojo Moyes and David Nicholls.


‘A heart-stopping read. Compelling, beautiful and life-affirming, one of the best novels I've read in years', Anna McPartlin, author of Richard and Judy book club pick, The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes

‘An intriguing premise, dysfunctional family dynamics, and plenty of secrets, all woven together with wit and style’, Vanessa Lafaye

‘A rich, rewarding and heart-rending story of life, love and loss, so absorbing and well-told I actually found myself crying in coffee shops while I was engrossed in it…An author who just keeps on getting better and better', Claudia Carroll

‘An avalanche of intrigue and heartbreak’, Sunday Independent (Ireland)

‘Full of heart and humour and emotion’, Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home

‘A cracking story beautifully told . . . I couldn’t put it down’, Liz Fenwick

‘A beautiful, beautiful novel. Wickedly intriguing, emotionally gripping and stunningly written. I defy every mother not to identify and weep with Jess,’ Amanda Prowse

‘A heartfelt, emotion-packed, twist-filled fabulous read from an amazing writer’, Claire Allan

About the author

Fionnuala Kearney lives in Ascot with her husband. They have two grown-up daughters (both with deliberately simple monosyllabic names). One of seven children, Fionnuala likes to write about the nuances and subtle layers of human relationships, peeling them away to see what’s really going on beneath. This her second novel, her first was the Top Ten Irish Times bestselling You, Me and Other People.

Fiction & Literature
February 11

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