Friendships between children growing up together can be complicated as they reach teen years, especially when they are of the opposite sex. Claire and Jonas were inseparable friends as they spent their teen years together living as neighbors. Years have now past and they still have not reconciled from that last night together that changed them forever.
Claire Barclay is married to the entrepeneur and stable Art Barrington, owner of the very popular Barrington’s in New York. When her loving, step father breaks a hip and needs help as dementia sets in, Claire returns to Scotland and the home of her youth. There she is faced with the bitter memories of her last days with Jonas, as the two of them are forced to deal with Leo and his estate, Croich.
Robin Pilcher has followed in the footsteps of his very popular author/mother Rosamunde Pilcher, Grande Dame of the Romantic Novel. The Long Way Home is the latest of his best selling novels.