Gail Schimmel's new novel is hitting the shelves in March!

Since The Accident that ruined her life, Catherine has lived on autopilot, going through the motions of work and motherhood without being fully present

27 February 2019 - 12:47

Twenty-six years is a long time not to be alive.

Since The Accident that ruined her life, Catherine has lived on autopilot, going through the motions of work and motherhood without being fully present.

Trying to fill the gap, her adult daughter, Julia, is looking for love in all the wrong places, and wreaking havoc on the lives that she touches along the way.

Just what will it take to shock Catherine back into life?

‘Schimmel has the rare gift of having great material for a story, but also being able to craft it into a story that feels real. Expect a lot … you won’t be disappointed.’ – PRETORIA NEWS

The Accident is the fourth novel from Gail Schimmel, following on from Marriage Vows (2008), Whatever Happened to the Cowley Twins? (2013) and The Park (2017). Gail has only ever wanted to be a writer, but she also has a day job and is trained as an attorney specialising in advertising law. Gail lives in Johannesburg with her family.