The Way We Were

Posted on: 10 July 2008 by Gareth Hargreaves

A remote country house conceals a tragic family secret.

In the middle of a treacherous snow storm Julia receives an unexpected visitor to her isolated country home.

It is late, too late for strangers to be roaming the wilderness of Bodmin Moor.

Except to Julia’s shock the person at her door is Toggy, her dearest friend, alone and desperately seeking help.

A distressed tiggy, her partner tragically died in an accident, is welcomed into Julia’s warm and chaotic family.

From that hopeless night she starts to live again and await the birth of her child – a new start to move on from the heartbreak.

For almost thirty years Toggy’s traumatic history remains unspoken but, as her son prepares to become a father himself, the next generation discovers that there are secrets from the past that must be uncovered.

About the author

Marcia Willett is an internationally popular writer of quality women’s fiction, renowned for her captivatingly true-to-life characters and enthralling storytelling.

Marcia’s early life was devoted to the ballet, but her dreams of becoming a ballerina ended when she grew out of the classical proportions then required.

She had always loved books, and a family crisis made her take up a new career as a novelist – a decision she has never regretted.

Marcia lives in a beautiful and wild part of Devon with her husband, where she loved to be visited by her son and his young family.

The Way We Were, by Marcia Willett, published by Bantam Press, is available at all good book shops, RRP £12.99, or online at Amazonfor £8.57.

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