The interweaving tale of counsellor Evie Adams and her client Julia Worth, a well-off ‘lady of leisure’, unhappily married to Carl. When Carl suspects Julia of being unfaithful, Julia’s relationship becomes emotionally abusive and so her therapy sessions with Evie become an ever-increasing source of strength. Meanwhile, Hilary, a mutual friend of both Carl and Julia, seems to have been involved in a mysterious cover-up of a tragic death at Carl’s school.
At the same time, Evie has her own issues to deal with. Childless, she discovers that her ex-husband’s new partner is pregnant…
Located in Exeter’s Cathedral Green, ‘Time to Shine’ is a psychological mystery, which readers of Jodi Picoult and Susan Howatch will no doubt enjoy. First in the Evie Adams series.
‘Time to Shine is a brilliant, in-depth picture of a marriage gone wrong the disintegration, the pain, the hope. Written with great psychological and spiritual sensitivity in Mel Menzies’ inimitable style’. – Donna Fletcher Crow, author of The Monastery Murders
‘A bestselling author with a real insight into psychological drama.’ – Fay Sampson, crime writer and winner of CRT’s Best Fiction Book of the Year award