Sheltering Rain: the captivating and emotional novel from the author of Me Before You

Sheltering Rain: the captivating and emotional novel from the author of Me Before You

by JojoMoyes (Author), JojoMoyes (Author)

Synopsis

A newly rejacketed edition of the 2002 novel Sheltering Rain by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You and two-time winner of the RNA Novel of the Year award. When twenty-one year old Joy meets handsome naval officer Edward at an ex-pat party in 1950s Hong Kong, the last thing she expects is to fall in love. Quickly wedded, she leaves to travel the world with her new husband. But she soon discovers that married life isn't all that it seems ...In 1980, Joy's young daughter Kate mysteriously flees the family home. Fifteen years later, Kate's own daughter Sabine leaves London in search of grandparents she has never known. When the family is finally reunited, hidden tensions come to the surface, uncovering a dark secret which has been deeply buried for years ...

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Published: 10 Jan 2008

ISBN 10: 0340960353
ISBN 13: 9780340960356
Book Overview: The captivating first novel from bestselling and RNA prize-winning author Jojo Moyes.

Media Reviews
An enjoyable read and a promising debut novel. * Sunday Express *
A thoughtful first novel about mothers, daughters and lovers. * Daily Mail *
An emotional roller-coaster of a read. * Company *
Author Bio

Jojo Moyes is a novelist and a journalist. Her books include the bestsellers The Girl You Left Behind, The One Plus One, Me Before You and After You and short story collection Paris for One and Other Stories. Her novels have been translated into forty-four languages and have hit the Number One spot in twelve countries. She is one of the few authors to have had three novels on The New York Times bestseller list at the same time.

Me Before You has now sold over twelve million copies worldwide and was adapted into a major film starring Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones). Jojo lives in Essex with her husband and their three children.