Set in Ireland on the wild
coast of Connemara, this hauntingly romantic novel tells the story of a young
woman who goes in search of her family’s past and ends up discovering her
Ellen Trawton is running away
from it all. She hates her job, she doesn’t love the aristocratic man to whom
she is engaged, and her relationship with her controlling mother is becoming
increasingly strained. So Ellen leaves London, fleeing to the one place she
knows her mother won’t find her, her aunt’s cottage in Connemara. Cutting all
her ties with chic London society, Ellen gives in to Ireland’s charm and
warmth, thinking her future may lie where so much of her past has been hidden.
Her imagination is soon captured by the compelling ruins of a lighthouse where,
five years earlier, a young mother died in a fire.
The ghost of the young wife,
Caitlin, haunts the nearby castle, mourning the future she can never have
there. Unable to move on, she watches her husband and children, hoping they
might see her and feel her love once more. But she doesn’t anticipate her
husband falling in love again. Can she prevent it? Or can she let go and find a
way to freedom and happiness?
The ruggedly beautiful
Connemara coastline with its tightknit community of unforgettable characters
provides the backdrop for this poignant story of two women seeking the peace
and love they desperately need. For each, the key will be found in the secrets
of the past, illuminated by the lighthouse. Download and start listening now!