From the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Evie Hamilton, comes a captivating and poignant novel that proves you can never leave your past behind you no matter how far you run.
Single mother Hattie has plenty of reasons to be happy with her life. Her antiques business is flourishing, he teenage son is settled at boarding school and she's enjoying a fling with a sexy, younger man. But all that changes one day in May when Hattie's job takes her back to the idyllic village of Lower Hamble and painful memories of her first love come flooding back. Dominic Forbes is the married politician she worked for many years ago, the man who changed the course of her life.
Things come to a head when Hattie bumps into Dominic's widow and his gorgeous older brother, Hal and she finds her world turned upside down. Will Hattie come clean about what really happened all those years ago? And, if she does, is she ready to face the consequences? Whatever happens, Hattie comes to realise that she can't keep running from her mistakes. It's time to move on and let herself fall in love again.
Catherine Alliott is the bestselling author of the The Secret Life of Evie Hamilton, A Crowded Marriage and Not That Kind of Girl. She started her first novel under her desk when she worked as an advertising copywriter and, not surprisingly, was fired. With time on her hands she persevered with her novels, which happily flourished. Catherine writes with the nearest pen in exercise books, either in the garden or on a sofa. Home is a rural spot in Ireland which she shares with her family and a menagerie of horses, cows, chickens and dogs. One Day in May is her eleventh book.
One Day in May
Author: Catherine Alliott