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Marina is homeless, and struggling to keep her son out of care. Liam has received a letter from the father he has not seen for 20 years - the father who is in prison for his mother's murder. Hannah is an elderly widow running a B&B peopled by memories rather than guests. The lives of all three unexpectedly intersect.
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Published by Headline Review (first published June 1st 2007)
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Anne
May 02, 2011 Anne rated it really liked it
This is the second of Claire Allen's novels that I've read, and I've enjoyed both of them very much.
Essentially the story of three damaged people; Marina a young single mum to 18 month old Oscar, Liam a twenty-something young man who is struggling to fit in and Hannah, an elderly seaside landlady who is full of regret and sadness about how her life has worked out.
Marina, Liam and Hannah cross paths in a small, grey Welsh seaside town. Both Marina and Liam are running away, from life and from the
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