While on vacation with her family in Valencia, Claire Halde witnesses a shocking event that becomes the catalyst for a protracted downward spiral and a profound personal unravelling as she struggles to come to grips with her role in the incident. This haunting novel, which unfolds across three timelines set in as many decades, takes the reader on a dark journey through the minds of three women whose pasts, presents and futures are decided by a single encounter on a scorching summer afternoon.
Distress (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Guilt -- Fiction.
Married women -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Suicide -- Fiction.
Valencia (Spain) -- Fiction.
translation of: Perreault, Annie, 1974- Femme de Valence. English.