A heartbreaking story of betrayal and endurance from the internationally bestselling author of The Pursuit of Happiness and The Moment.
Douglas Kennedy's previous novels include the critically acclaimed
bestsellers The Big Picture, The Pursuit of
Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment.
He is also the author of three highly-praised travel books. The
Big Picture was filmed with Romain Duris and Catherine Deneuve;
The Woman in the Fifth with Ethan Hawke and Kristen Scott
His work has been translated into twenty-two languages. In 2007 he was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Born in Manhattan in 1955, he has two children and currently divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin, Maine and New York.
"Romance noir, superbly written" * The Times *
"A psychological adventure illuminated by a desert sun" * New Statesman *
"Douglas Kennedy is brilliant at getting you to turn the page" * Standard *