From one of the greatest comedic writers of a generation comes a story of love, faith and taxidermy. Aged seventeen, two lovers perch precariously on the cusp of adulthood. Timothy Pickering is a budding taxidermist, following in his father's footsteps. Naomi Watts dreams of a career on stage. But one of them is about to drop a bombshell that will quash this burgeoning romance! Ten years later they meet again, this time both on their respective honeymoons - each the epitome of marital bliss. But there's trouble in paradise and old emotions are raised to the surface. Brought together through life's tapestry of events, their two lives continue to interweave. But will destiny unite them ultimately? A novel of great scope that spans a lifetime, explores the timeless appeal of first love, faith and the enduring bond of family.