The gripping new novel from Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Mercies
'Intriguing, haunting, beautiful' - Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne
'I absolutely loved this book' - Elodie Harper, author of The Wolf Den
Lisbet is pregnant, and frightened she will lose this child, too, when the arrival of a stranger upends her world, and promises to change her understanding of love forever.
Ida's life seems simple - she is married, her family fully formed - but a buried secret threatens to destroy her peaceful existence.
Nethe has just returned from years in exile, punishment for a crime no one will name.
As a mysterious dance plague takes hold of the city of Strasbourg, all three women become entangled in a web of deceit and clandestine passion that has them dancing to a dangerous tune.
'Exceptionally brilliant. Sensual, compelling' - Marian Keyes
'Extraordinary, enthralling' Sunday Times