Author(s): Robin Pilcher
Liz Dewhurst is devastated when she discovers that her husband Gregor is having an affair. After years of security she now faces a new and frightening world, where every day feels like a struggle for survival. But things soon begin to change when Liz's son suggests renting out a room to bring in some extra income. The person he suggests, his eccentric German tutor Arthur Kempler, is funny, charming and hits it off with everyone. And when Arthur goes on holiday to Spain and persuades Liz to join him, Liz meets the last person either expected to see: Arthur's son.
Born in Dundee in 1950, Robin Pilcher is married with four children. He has been an assistant film cameraman, PR consultant and a farmer.