From the author of the much-loved Knowing Sophie and Dear Henry comes a story of two women, the price of friendship, and how there are no choices when it comes to falling in love. Josephine ('Jo') and Emma have been friends forever.When Jo learns she is pregnant, she hurriedly marries, and Emma sets off on a solo adventure. All goes well for Emma at first, as she finds a warm welcome in France, and enjoys all the delights of a French coastal village. then the letter arrives from Jo's new husband, Peter. Could she help her old friend? Between the lines Emma senses something is terribly wrong and returns home. As Emma becomes enmeshed in Jo and Peter's - and ultimately the baby's - lives, she finds that those around her are not always what they seem; and when Peter's old friend Robert arrives on the scene tensions - and secrets - are brought to breaking point. Brenda Little's thoroughly engaging characters bring this story of friendship and love lost and found vividly to life.