About this book
A novel of concealment and subterfuge, sweeping from Kansas to London and Norfolk, set in the early decades of the 20th century, about a woman's rise and fall, the chances she takes and the secret that proves her undoing. 'Ambitious and immensely accomplished' "Guardian"
Glamorous Alice Keach is one of 1930s London's foremost hostesses. Despite humble American origins, she has secured her place in high society through marriage to one of England's wealthiest bachelors. But Alice has a secret. Its roots run years back, and miles away, to the dust-blasted prairies of Kansas.