Voices in Summer Author:Rosamunde Pilcher "I won't spoil your holiday," she insisted... — Laura needed a minor operation right away, so her doctor forbade her to go on their planned fishing trip to Scotland. But married a scant nine months, she didn't want to deprive her beloved Alec of his annual holiday with his friends-friends who had known him since he was young, as the happy husband... more » of Erica and proud father of Gabriel. She was the outsider who would spoil everything.
Alec was kind, but firm. He insisted she go to Tremenheere, Cornwall. The very end of Cornwall. Heaven on earth, he said, where his uncle and aunt could watch over her recuperation...and she would have the run of an old Elizabethan manor and a delightful view of the bay.
Tremenheere was a compromise, but at least it was a plan. It would mean meeting new people, living in a stranger's house-difficult things for Laura-but it also meant that Alec would go to Scotland.
"If your uncle and aunt say they can have me, and if I say that I'll go, you promise you'll go to Scotland?"
"If that's what you want."
"That is what I want, Alec. Now tell me about Tremenheere...."