Four friends are in their final months at Leeds University. There are lots of girls, parties and football … then, John meets Mary and she turns his world upside down. But their tender love and a passionate romance that summer is suddenly terminated leaving John lost and puzzled.
After living abroad for many years John finds himself back in Yorkshire, reunited with friends and whilst tackling the Coast-to-Coast walk he has plenty of time to think … where is Mary now? and why did their romance finish so unexpectedly? He decides upon a quest to find answers to these questions, which have tormented him for over forty years. The twists and turns in the quest make Naomi Hudson’s first novel appeal to male and female readers alike, and the dramatic finale may shock or sadden the reader – but will not disappoint.