A Midwinter Promise by bestselling author Lulu Taylor, is a dramatic story of loss, grief and the legacy of secrets. It is also a tale of reconciliation and renewal.
A lonely and imaginative child, Julia loves her family’s beautiful and wild Cornish home, Tawray, with all her heart. But, marked by her family’s dark troubles, Julia enters her adult years determined to leave and seek a new beginning in London. It’s there she meets the handsome David Pengelly. They fall in love, but when Julia becomes pregnant, even he can’t stop the terrible echoes of the past from ringing in her ears. The only sound to be heard above the noise is the old Cornish house, calling her home . . .
For Julia’s adult children, Alex and Johnnie Pengelly, Tawray hides the history of their family within its walls. For Alex, the house is full of memories of her late mother. For Johnnie, it is the house that should have been rightfully theirs after Julia died but has been stolen from them instead. Their stepmother Sally wanted it gone, and so Tawray was lost. With their father now lying in a hospital bed, time is running out for Alex and Johnnie to uncover the secrets of what happened to their mother all those years ago. Can they discover the truth before Tawray closes its doors to them forever?