Watch Over Me
Watch Over Me is the first novel in Daniela Sacerdoti's bestselling Glen Avich series set in the magical and atmospheric Scottish Highlands.
Eilidh Lawson's life is in crisis. Years of failed fertility treatments, a cheating husband and an oppressive family have pushed her to the limits. At the end of her tether, she runs away to the one place she thinks she can find solace her childhood home in the Highlands.
There, as she struggles to mend her broken life, she reconnects with her childhood friend Jamie McAnena, who is trying to raise his daughter Masie alone. After Maisie's mother left to pursue a career in London and Jamie's own mother, Elizabeth, passed away, he has resigned himself to being a family of two.
But sometimes there is more to a story than meets the eye. Despite their reluctance, curious circumstances keep bringing Jamie and Eilidh together. For even when it seems all is lost, help can come from the most extraordinary places.
An ethereal and beautifully written debut novel, Watch Over Me is a poignant story about letting go and moving on with a little help from beyond the grave.
Published: 14th March 2013
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 256 pages
Daniela Sacerdoti is the bestselling author of the Glen Avich series of novels (Watch Over Me, Take Me Home and Set Me Free) and the Young Adult Sarah Midnight Trilogy. She was born and raised in Italy, before moving to Scotland for more than ten years. Daniela holds a degree in Classics from the University of Turin and has taught Italian, Latin and Greek. Her great uncle was the renowned Italian writer Carlo Levi. She has recently moved to Northern Italy with her family.
Poignant, unique, one of the best books I've read.'
'One of my favourite reads of the year so far. If there s such a thing as book heaven, this wonderfully original, poignant read deserves a place there.'
SHARI LOW, DAILY RECORD
'The author, in her first novel, Watch Over Me, achieves what more experienced novelists always hope to. In Glen Avich she creates a world you wish you didn t have to leave.'
THE SCOTS MAGAZINE