Eva arrives in the world of perestroika Moscow to live with her boyfriend, Rob. But when she meets her godmother, Maya, she is engulfed by questions about her past. Lonely and confused, she falls under the spell of an ageing American who calls himself Jack Flame. Eva believes that Jack can help to uncover the truth about her childhood.
Brought up in Gloucestershire and educated at Oxford, Alice Jolly has worked in London for the investment bank, Kleinwort Benson; in Poland for the World Bank, and in Brussels for the European Commission, where she still lives with her husband and son. Alice Jolly is the author of two novels, WHAT THE EYE DOESN'T SEE and IF ONLY YOU KNEW.