The debut novel of South London author, Sheila Rawlings, leads readers into a tangled web of deceit and intrigue, in a thrilling tale that is spun in southern Italy in 1986 and begins to unravel in London 26 years later.
The story centres around Christina Newman, an ambitious university graduate in her first job at the prestigious Mayfair office of Anglo-Italian fi rm Feldman & Son. When the charming Mark Dempster literally crashes into her life, she is completely oblivious to the motive that initially brings her to his attention, or the emotion-charged direction in which their relationship will take her. “Secrets will always catch up with you…”
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Sheila Rawlings was educated at Bexley Technical High School for Girls and went on to complete a four year course in Graphic Design at Medway College of Art and Design in Chatham, Kent. Since graduating she worked as
a graphic designer, as production manager for a magazine publisher and has designed exhibition stands for various clients. Working with journalists, she rekindled her love of storytelling, which prompted her to write her first novel.
Sheila lives in Sydenham, with her husband Martin.