Jane Hatton and her British husband, Andrew, love New York. But when their daughter gets into trouble, they make the hard decision to move the family to an old vicarage in the English countryside. Sacrificing her career---and identity---Jane puts on a brave face, but can't help wondering if they've made a horrible mistake. . . . 288 pages, softcover from Lion.
Jane Hatton and her British husband Andrew relocate from New York City to a small village on the Cumbrian coast. Jane has been city-based and career-driven but when her fourteen-year-old daughter Natalie falls in with the wrong crowd at school in Manhattan, she and Andrew decide to try country living. However Jane has trouble getting used to the silence and solitude of a remote village, Natalie hates her new school, and eleven-year-old Ben struggles academically. Only seven-year-old Merrie enjoys country life. Has Jane made a horrible mistake?