From the celebrated author of Swimming at Night comesa powerful and moving saga of one woman’s struggle to overcome her husband’sdeath and uncover his dark, mysterious past.
Eva has only been married for eight months when her husband,Jackson, is swept to his death while fishing. Weighed down by confusion andsorrow, Eva decides to take leave of her midwifery practice in London and visitJackson’s estranged family in Tasmania with the hope of grieving together.
Instead, she discovers that the man she loved so deeply isnot the man she thought she knew. Jackson’s father and brother reveal a darkpast, exposing the lies her marriage was built upon. As Eva struggles to cometo terms with the depth of Jackson’s deception, she must also confront hergrowing attraction to Jackson’s brother, Saul, who offers her intimacy,passion, and answers to her most troubling questions.
Will Eva be able to move forward in life, or will she becaught up in a romance with Saul, haunted by her husband’s past? Threadingtogether beautiful, wild settings and suspenseful twists, A Single Breathis a gripping tale of secrets, betrayal, and new beginnings.