'A delightful holiday read' Daily Mail. Sun-drenched, touching and inspirational, this is your ultimate summer read, perfect for fans of Rosanna Ley and Victoria Hislop. Allie hopes that the beautiful island of Ischia, just off the coast of Naples, could answer questions that have plagued her about her mother since childhood. Determined to find what made her mother withdraw from the world, Allie has followed a lead to the rustic villages of Ischia where she begins to see snatches of the tormented past her mother has been running from. Drawn into the welcoming and remarkable community, Allie realises that memories of the blazing, fateful summer of 1979 haven't faded. And as clues to a decades-old mystery slowly rise to the surface, can Allie discover what really happened that summer in Ischia...?