A tragic incident unlocks the slumbering talents of the fifty-something Bernie Moon in this powerful tale of female ambition, ageing and taking back control from the bestselling author of Chocolat.
A bold and timely novel that explores how women can feel invisible as they grow older- and what happens when they decide to take back control.
Bernie Moon’s ambitions and dreams have been forgotten by everyone else – including Bernie herself. At 19 she was full of promise, but now facing 50 and going through the menopause, she’s a fading light. Until the murder of a woman in a local park unlocks a series of childhood memories, and with them, a talent that she has hidden all her adult life.
What happens when the frustrations and power of an older woman are finally given their chance to be revealed?