From the author ofthe Booker-shortlisted Small Things Like These
It is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A girl is sent to live with foster parents on afarm, not knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, shefinds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins toblossom in their care. But in a house where there are meant to be no secrets,she discovers how fragile her idyll is.