The page-turning and immersive new novel from New York Times bestseller Mary Beth Keane, author of Radio 2 Summer Bookclub pick Ask Again, Yes
Malcolm Gephardt, gregarious bartender at the Half Moon in Upstate New York, has always dreamed of owning a bar. When his boss retires, Malcolm seizes his chance. His wife, Jess, has devoted herself to her law career, but after years of unsuccessfully trying for a baby finds herself slipping away from her work and her marriage.
When a blizzard hits their town, on the same day that Malcolm learns some shocking news about Jess and a key patron of the bar disappears, everyone is trapped. Malcolm and Jess must suddenly look at what it means to be a family, and whether their futures lie elsewhere...
Page Count: 304 Pages
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Published: July 2023