The beautiful epitome of East Coast glamour, Tiger House is where the beautiful and the damned have always come to play in summer. Newly inherited by a beautiful and beguiling woman named Nick, it is a scene filled with martinis and moonlit conspiracies. The Second World War is just ending, and Nicks’ cousin Helena has been widowed on the war and leaves in search of new love. Meanwhile, Nick’s husband is coming home. Everything is about to change.
This is a story that sweeps you along with it. Set in the turbulent Fifties, Klausmann has managed to capture perfectly not only the era but also the tension and sadness of a family that is breaking apart.