On a hot summer’s day, a lorry slews across a motorway and causes a huge pile-up. In that split-second accident, lives are changed forever.
Jonathan is a successful surgeon returning from a liaison with his mistress, Abi; Georgia is a young actress on her way to an audition for the part that could make her career; Toby is a bridegroom travelling to his wedding with his best friend, Barney; Mary is a widow, trying to get to the airport to reunite with her wartime first love, and William is a young farmer who witnesses the crash from across the hill.
One incident – and only one person who really knows what happened. THE BEST OF TIMES is an exhilarating, engaging novel of secrets, hopes and worlds that are torn apart.
A very personal, intimate exploration of goodness and doing the right thing at the right time
Astute Vincenzi is at her absolute best
An unputdownable novel of hopes and dreams, setbacks and secrets