Bay of Secrets
By Rosanna Ley
Set between England and the Spanish Canary Islands, three women learn the truth about their shared past, and discover the importance of family.
The bestselling author of The Villa and The Saffron Trail returns with a gorgeous summer read about romance, family and the secrets we keep from those we love.
Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore, Dinah Jefferies and Harriet Evans.
Following the wishes of her parents to keep her safe during the war, a young girl, Julia, enters a convent in Barcelona. Looking for a way to maintain her links to the outside world, she volunteers to help in a maternity clinic. But worrying adoption practices in the clinic force Sister Julia to decide how far she will go to help those placed in her care.
Six months after her parents' shocking death, 34-year-old journalist and jazz enthusiast Ruby Rae has finally found the strength to pack away their possessions and sell the family home. But as she does so, she unearths a devastating secret her parents, Vivien and Tom, had kept from her all her life.
Rosanna Ley works as a creative tutor and has written many articles and stories for national magazines. Her writing holidays and retreats take place in stunning locations in Spain and Italy. When she is not travelling, Rosanna lives in West Dorset by the sea.
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25 Apr 2013
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Vividly written with a compelling storyline, this is top escapism — Closer
I loved the sultry sensuous feeling . . . A fascinating story with engaging themes — Dinah Jefferies, bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife
A perfect holiday read, to be devoured in one sitting — The Lady
A great page-turner — Lucinda Riley, bestselling author
A gorgeous, mouth-watering dream of a holiday read! — Red Online
An impeccably researched and deftly written narrative that kept me hooked until the end — Kathryn Hughes, bestselling author of The Letter
A beautifully crafted slice of escapist fiction — Heat
Compelling — Hello
Elegant storytelling at its best; poetic and touching — Veronica Henry
Like all good escapism it takes you to another place and another time ... the gentleness and authenticity of Rosamund Pilcher, with its strong sense of place, family and friendship. What a winning combination! — Veronica Henry, author of The Long Weekend