A haunting story of love, family and the secrets that can destroy us…
1933. Vera Ray kisses her young son goodnight and leaves to work the night-shift at a local hotel. The next morning, she discovers an sudden snowfall has blanketed the city, and her son has vanished, the snow covering up any trace of his tracks, or the perpetrator’s.
2010. Journalist Claire Aldridge has been burying herself in work to avoid her own pain. When she is assigned to cover the ‘blackberry winter’ storm she learns of the disappearance of a three-year-old boy. He was never found. Claire vows to find the truth, but as she immerses herself in the mysteries of the past, Claire discovers that not all secrets should be revealed.
An emotional story of a mother’s love, a missing child and the search for the truth. Perfect for fans of Kathryn Hughes, Lucinda Riley and Tracy Rees.