Under the scorching French sun, a tense homecoming unearths a long-buried family secret in this propulsive beach read of a mother's greatest fear brought to life. 'The Heatwave' alternates between the past and present, grappling with what it means to love and fear a child in equal measure. From the author of 'Fiercombe Manor'.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
France -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.