Dark secrets threaten to tear apart a family in Sadie Jones' country house drama set in Edwardian England.
1912: Widow Charlotte lives in an isolated manor in the north-west, but her children resent her new husband Edward. Plans for her daughter Emerald's 20th birthday are interrupted by some unexpected news.
Read by Hattie Morahan.
Abridged by Alison Joseph
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra. First broadcast in 2012.