After the death of her mother, Celia Roth begins life anew by redecorating the house where they lived together -the house containing her mothers beauty room. But as the new paint covers their shared history, layer upon layer of dark truths begin to surface. Celias attempts to wrestle free from her mothers shadow falter when she receives a bouquet of black tulips, and realizes she is being watched. The revelation of long-held family secrets and a passionate new affair combine to shatter Celias secure life in the Swiss gem trade. Forced to confront her own grief and guilt, finally she must find the strength and courage to lay her familys past to rest. qThe Beauty Roomq is a compelling story of intense family relations. With a beautifully compassionate voice, Regi Claire talks of the pain of coping with the loss of those you loved and those you secretly grew to hate.Theya#39;d imagine him grunting with pleasure, writhing on his lair of freshgathered leaves, grass and rose petals, belly up. ... Lilya#39;s a#39;true storiesa#39; seriously at first, They were all to do with a great old curly bear that kept hanging around her parentsa#39; house, lurking in the bushes and sometimes in the branches ... a#39;Much better than any of you. ... Whatever her advice then, it would have counted for nothing anyway.
|Title||:||The Beauty Room|
|Publisher||:||Birlinn - 2013-11-28|