Carol Fenlon is a Lancashire novelist whose writing is heavily influenced by place. Her novels and short stories are set in the landscapes of West Lancashire where she lives but also feature the contexts of Liverpool and North Wales. Carol's first novel Consider The Lilies won the Impress Novel Prize in 2007 and many of her published short stories are to be found in the collections, Triple Death and Plotlands. When she is not writing fiction, Carol is a keen gardener and local historian.
For Lynn Waters, New Cut Farm is the life she has always dreamed of, though her husband Dan has misgivings about the isolated farmhouse. As they settle into their new home, the past that is always there takes over and Lynn discovers the terrible hold that the land exerts over people - and the lengths to which they will go to keep it.