Little Wing: An emotional and heartwarming story, perfect for autumn 2022 by Freya North
'A terrific family drama of secrets ... and so cleverly plotted' Graham Norton
'A completely compelling story of family secrets, courage and resilience - the sense of place is just so powerful' Fearne Cotton
'With captivating characters and a richly drawn setting, this poignant story is the perfect book to curl up with' Catherine Isaac
'Moving, intriguing and beautifully written, this is a story about coming home' Katie Fforde
'An immensely enjoyable and absorbing novel: tender-hearted and infused with empathy and a great sense of place' Erica James
'Moving, emotional and tender and I was so taken with the protagonists, Nell and Dougie' Nina Pottell
'A tender exploration of family secrets and healing, it is the perfect read for our troubled times' Lucy Atkins
'A beautifully written and poignant exploration of family secrets spilling through the generations. Immersive and compelling' Elizabeth Buchan
'I can't remember the last time I read a book in one sitting or sobbed so hard at the end but Little Wing is a really special novel - if it doesn't get you right in all the feels then you're not human' RED
'Book of the month. What a treat: moving, emotional and tender. This filled my heart with joy and occasionally my eyes with tears; it is beautiful' Prima, Book of the Month
'Tender and touching. Keep the tissues close for this poignant story - characters you'll fall in love with' Good Housekeeping
1969. Florence Lawson, a 16-year-old schoolgirl who dreams of being an artist, finds herself pregnant and banished to one of the most remote parts of the UK.
1986. Dougie Munro, searching for adventure, leaves the Isle of Harris - the island of his birth - for art college and a career in London as a photographer.
2005. Nell Hartley, content with her life managing a care-in-the-community cafe in Colchester, discovers a shocking truth about her family.
Between the sprawl of London, suburban Essex, and the wild, unpredictable Outer Hebrides, three lives collide and interweave as questions are asked and secrets surface. What happened to Florence? Why is Dougie now so reluctant to return home? How can Nell make peace with the lies she's been told?
Little Wing is a novel about resilience, forgiveness and the true meaning of family, about finding one's place in the world and discovering how we all belong somewhere and to someone.