An irresistible new novel that mixes the charm of GOODBYE MR CHIPS with the drama of DEAD POETS SOCIETY. Sometimes it's not easy being a woman in a man's world. But James Rycarte is about to find out that the reverse is also true. Taking on the job of Principal at an all-female college at Cambridge is going to be the biggest challenge of James' career. He's breaking with tradition and he's terrified. But amid the hostility of his fellows and the endless bureaucracy of university life, he finds an unexpected hand of friendship from Senior Tutor Dr Martha Pearce. Who knows where it will all lead!
Rosy Thornton grew up in Ipswich and studied law at Cambridge University. She stayed on to do a Ph.D. and has been a lecturer there ever since. Rosy lives in a village near Cambridge with her husband, their two daughters and a springer spaniel called Treacle.