A warm debut novel from a new author who follows the lives of a seemingly normal, happy family living in rural Northumberland whose comfy world is disrupted by bereavement and betrayal. The novel traces Isabella's leap of faith from dependent young wife to strong and sexually confident young mother. Along the way to retrieving her self esteem, she has to face turbulent waters as truths are revealed about her family which drag her out of her previously cacooned world where she was hermetically sealed by the love of a man she trusted completely. From an unwordly, dependent young woman, Isabella finds that life sucks and it's no good just sitting back and letting it get the better of you. And being confident with who you are is paramount to surviving in this world.