The night before her lavish wedding to Oliver Bergin, Cressida Forrest went to bed serene and happy. By morning she had vanished - without apparent cause, and without trace. Shocked, anxious and uncomprehending, the two families face a long and painful day of revelations, as a complex, fragile web of sexual, marital and financial secrets is ripped apart by Cressida's disappearance. And the question they are all forced to ask is who really was the woman they thought they knew - perfect daughter, sister, lover and wife never to be?
Since her first novel, OLD SINS, was published in 1989, Penny Vincenzi has written twelve novels, most recently SHEER ABANDON, a massive Sunday Times" Number One bestseller in both hardback and paperback. After college she worked as a journalist, writing for The Times", Vogue" and Cosmopolitan "amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Several years later, over four million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is one of the UK's best-loved and most popular authors. Penny Vincenzi is married, with four daughters, and lives in London.