A NetGalley Top 10 Book of the Month and a Book Magnet Blog Top 20 Book of 2016
Do we live the lives we want to or the ones that just happen to us?
Kate's life is falling apart. Her husband has vanished without a trace - just like her mother did.
Laura's going to do something that's going to change her family's life forever - but she can't stop herself.
Una's keeping secrets - but for how much longer?
As If I Were A River tells the interconnected stories of these three women - the lies they tell, the secrets they keep, the love they feel.
Spanning generations and continents it's the story of a family finding it's way in a world that doesn't always do what they want it to.
"A compelling, intricate, psychological exploration of the lies we tell ourselves and the truths we run from. Beautiful
." Angela Clarke, author of Follow Me
"I tore through the pages, compelled by the intrigue of the mysterious disappearance and the beautifully paced revelations of Kate's family secrets. An honest, compassionate portrayal of touchingly real characters and their familial relationships; the mistakes made, the regrets, the falling out, the falling apart, the forgiveness and the love.
" Jane Elmor, author of My Vintage Summer
"An emotionally powerful story of the impact of secrets and lies on the lives of three generations of women - a deeply satisfying and moving book, and a wonderful debut!
" Sophie Duffy, author of Bright Stars