All her life, Nina Findlay has been in a love triangle with two Italian brothers – Paolo, whom she marries, and Luca, who remains her best friend – until a dramatic series of events changes everything, apparently for good.
Estranged from both of them, facing a future alone, Nina escapes to a tiny Greek island. When an accident lands her in the local hospital, she finds herself telling her story to a mysteriously attentive doctor, and is enlightened about the past and about herself in ways she couldn’t have imagined.
“A rich, utterly convincing portrait of one woman's midlife meltdown”
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Andrea Gillies has had a diverse career, encompassing writing, publicity work, travel and reference book editing, and writing a drinks column for Scotland on Sunday newspaper.