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Secrets and Rain

A collection of stories by

Thirteen magical stories from the award-winning author of HEAVEN CAN WAIT and HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. Grab a drink, put up your feet and lose yourself in these heart-warming tales of love, loss and hope. Peep inside the ‘Little Box of Wishes’, discover how ‘Two Red Balloons’ heal a rift between a mother and daughter and fall in love with Alfred, the ‘Rent-a-Cat’.

If you’re a fan of the fiction in women's magazines you’ll love this collection of Cally's previously published stories. Also included – and available online for the first time - three prizewinning stories: ‘Wish You Were Here’, ‘My Daughter the Deep Sea Diver’ and ‘Under the Waves’.

EXCLUSIVE: Also includes the first three chapters of 'The Accident', Cally's first psychological thriller (writing as CL Taylor)


'Secrets and Rain is a treasure trove brimming over with captivating stories of life, loss and love. A truly wonderful collection that you won't want to end!'
*Miranda Dickinson*, Sunday Times Bestseller (Fairytale of New York)

'Each one of these stories is a wonderful glimpse into a moment in someone else's life. Poignant, moving, funny and always uplifting - Cally's stories are the perfect escape.'
*Kate Harrison* (The Secret Shopper)

'A magical collection of stories packed full of charm, humour and pathos. Delightful.'
*Scarlett Bailey* (Santa Maybe)

'Secrets and Rain is like dipping into a box of handmade chocolates - some stories are sweet, some are dark but each one is a perfectly-crafted pleasure!'
*Holly Hepburn* (Cupidity)

"If you decide that you would like to buy this book, and I highly recommend that you do, please do be prepared to have at least one box of tissues at the ready. There will be tears! I can however also promise lots of love, laughter and hope!"

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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