Apr 23, 12
Read in April, 2012
The novel begins with Katherine Daniels almost beaten to death by her husband. After waking from a three month coma she is left emotionally battered from a twenty year marriage. With the help of an aunt she decides to get away from her only known life and journey to Scotland for six months.
Katherine settles into a flat owned by her Aunt and becomes friends with Emily who lives in the adjacent flat. Emily turns out to be a wonderful and caring friend who shows her around Scotland. The use each other as an emotional sounding board which helps with a much needed inner healing. Katherine truly begins to heal when she meets photographer Brandubh Maclean who brings her through different stages of emotional and artistic healing.
This was an amazing read of artistic creativity, self help and what the power of true love can do. I also thoroughly enjoyed the descriptive Scottish language and the details of the Scottish countryside and castles.
Thank you to Goodreads for I received this book free through Goodreads First Reads.