Harriet Cleve Dusfrenes grows up haunted by the murder of her brother. His killer was never identified, and the family never recovered from the tragedy. Harriet lives largely in the world of her imagination, alone even in company. Then one day she decides to find his murderer and exact her revenge.
Winner of WH Smith Literary Prize 2003.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Book Awards (Fiction) 2003.
Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2003.