A story of secrets buried deep in the hills of County Wicklow
An avalanche buries a family in an isolated cottage, condemning the ghost of a new-born child to wander alone in the haunted hills of Wicklow.
Three generations of women, each hostage to the repercussions of a smouldering secret none of them dares reveal.
Two families from either side of the social divide, brought together by hatred, unrequited love and mortal sin. They should have nothing in common, but fate intervenes in their lives with shocking consequences.
A ruined hut at the foot of the mountain – an unlikely place of innocence, lust, betrayal, and birth that finally releases the secret ghost of the past.
Anne McCabe has written a heartfelt story of Ireland from the 1940’s to the 80’s, and the secret shame that has befallen so many women whose only sin was to dare to fall in love.
«…a superb sustained début of elegant artistry.»
Ken Bruen, award-winning author of international best-sellers.
Anne McCabe is a writer and television director who has won many awards for her social documentaries and original TV drama. This is her first novel.