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From the bestselling author of A PLACE CALLED WINTER, TREE SURGERY FOR BEGINNERS is a funny, elegant and eclectic novel of love, lies and the secrets we live with ‘

A very funny, often sad, erudite eclectic novel writ with style. Terrific’ Time Out
‘Excellent’ The Times

When Lawrence Frost wakes up one morning to discover his wife and child have gone missing, there is gruesome evidence to suggest he may be the main suspect in a murder investigation. Confused, threatened with the loss of everything he loves, Lawrence is sent to the Caribbean on a kill-or-cure cruise. On board and ashore he will discover love, deceit, the truth about his missing family, and the blessings that come with surrendering to destiny.


A very funny, often sad, erudite eclectic novel writ with style. Terrific
Time Out
An elegant romance that manages to be both playful and wise. . . infused with a smiling, Mozartean sensibility, reminding us that we can go so awry, break so utterly apart and still find the strength to continue
New York Times
A carnival of events in which credible characters find themselves in incredible situations
Daily Telegraph
Gale is a master of the deceptively light touch
Mail on Sunday
The Times