110 x 179 x 31mm
THE WEIGHT OF WATER
On Smuttynose Island, off the coast of New Hampshire, more than a century ago, two Norwegian immigrant women were brutally murdered. A third woman survived by hiding in a cave. In 1995, Jean, a photographer, is sent on an assignment to shoot a photo essay about the legendary crime where unearths letters written by Maren, the sole survivor of the murder spree. Soon her interest becomes an obsession with the ancient story - leading to unrecoverable consequences.
As the wife of a Resistance member in German-occupied Belgium, Claire Daussois has grown used to hiding strange men in her attic. But when the B-17 bomber that crash-lands outside Claire's village it contains the man who will be both the last and the most significant of the attic's residents: US Air Force pilot Ted Brice. He is found by ten-year-old Jean Benoit who realises that Claire is the pilot's only hope of survival.