When Harry Dickenson arrives in Turnham Malpas, the warm welcome he receives convinces him to stay. Handsome and charming, Harry quickly earns his place in rural life. But despite his outward friendliness, Harry is a troubled man, hiding memories of a tragic past from which he is desperate to escape. Just as Harry finds some measure of peace, he encounters the one woman in the village likely to turn any man's head. Soon, Harry is caught in an obsessive love that threatens to ruin everything that he has accomplished - and reveal his shocking secret to all.But Harry isn't the only man in the village to fall head-over-heels. Paddy Cleary, the shy gardener, is smitten. But will Paddy find the confidence to reveal his true feelings? And will the young lady return his affections? The villagers must wait and watch, hoping the burgeoning friendship will lead to something more....Rebecca Shaw is a storyteller like no other. Packed with tales of love and heart-break, passion and regret, A VILLAGE DECEPTION is alive with incident and drama - a perfect, glorious escape from the stresses of modern life.
The stage is set for conflict, romance and revelations in this affectionate and beguiling tale of rural community love and losses * GOOD BOOK GUIDE *