«This story is faction based on a true story of love and intrigue between two lovers in their early twenties, during the summer of 1988.
In London, it was the time of acid-house music, squat parties and the last years of Thatcherâ€™s rule. There was a climate of global political change and possibility.
The protagonists met as young neighbours in Hampstead. Tessa was the daughter of a pioneering, celebrity psychoanalyst to the stars. She and the author unwittingly got entangled in a dangerous journey with her, after the death of her father. Overwhelmed by press attention whilst grieving her tragic loss, the couple accepted an invitation to visit her fatherâ€™s friends overseas.
The story ties together 20 years later as the protagonists share a complex closure.»