When Fiona Edwards first sees the lanky backpacker striding up the lane toward her award-winning farmhouse bed-and-breakfast in the remote mountains of North Wales, she's puzzled. She's used to unexpected strangers, but few arrive on foot. The man to whom she opens her door is middle-aged, unshaven, sweat-soaked…and arrestingly handsome. What neither of them knows at that moment is that their lives are about to change forever.
On his way to work, Colin Ryan finds the woman whom he has loved for 30 years - his best friend’s wife – lying motionless on a dangerous bend in the road, unconscious and near death from alcohol poisoning. Believing she’s tried to kill herself, Colin does what he’s done since the beginning of their turbulent friendship: he nurtures and comforts her, this time with an eye toward solving the mystery that’s left her half dead on the foggy roadside. In signature North style, at once lyrical and gripping, Season's End gathers a brilliant cast of characters - richly rendered and beautifully grounded - against the sumptuous backdrop of Washington State’s Puget Sound.