(From the publisher):
More than twenty years ago, a young American named Carolyn came to the Meredith family farm, marrying Robin Meredith and settling - never quite comfortably - into rural English life. Now Caro has died, leaving behind a husband who has long slept in a separate bedroom; an angry adopted daughter with a life of her own in London; and a set of stoic, struggling in-laws. But another young woman is about to arrive. Her name is Zoe, and at first she doesn't seem to fit in on the farm any better than Caro did. Much like Caro, she has a nomadic streak and an artistic style. But unlike Caro, she finds something compelling in the Merediths' strenuous, earthbound lifestyle - and in Robin...
Original title: Next of Kin
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction