UK/Ireland/Australia publication: July 27, 2017
US/Canada publication: January 12, 2018
"This is the time to run away, she thinks, to call it a mistake, to race back to home and safety. If I don't, home will never feel safe again."
On meeting Micajah Burnett, the son of an old school friend, Eve Armanton is faced with a choice. Years of a miserable marriage mean she's as broken as the beautiful antique violin she's just found, and Micajah offers a spark of life, an opportunity to reawaken her sense.
If Eve takes a leap into this new world, she'll be leaving behind her old self for good. Her happiness depends on forging a new life, but at the of her journey who will Eve have become?
An unforgettable story of one woman's journey to self-empowerment.
Praise from other writers
“Allegra Huston is a fluid, intelligent storyteller, a writer of beautiful, sexy prose. I love her frankly gleeful portrayal of a woman following her own desires and instincts, wherever they lead, to unexpected and unplanned adventures. Say My Name is the Fear of Flying for the 21st century.” — Kate Christensen, author of The Great Man and Trouble
“Say My Name is a dazzling debut about a highly-charged and very sensual affair. Skilfully crafted, original and beautifully written, it is an engaging and erotic read. Loved it!” — Santa Montefiore, bestselling author of The Beekeeper’s Daughter, Secrets of the Lighthouse, and The French Gardener
“Beguilingly sexy and seriously smart all at once! How unusual, how delightful, how fun!” — Lara Santoro, author of Mercy and The Boy
"At last. A sexy and serious novel that deals with that persistent prejudice - love between an "older woman" and a younger man. Sensational - and surprisingly sweet." — Rachel Johnson, author of the Notting Hell trilogy
“Absolutely terrific: powerful, beautifully paced, controlled and assured. An extremely perceptive look into the female psyche.” — Elizabeth Buchan, prizewinning author of Consider the Lily and Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman
“Intriguing, sexy and honest” —Joanna Briscoe, author of Sleep With Me
“A delicious novel – elegant, poignant, erotic” – Kate Beaufoy, author of The Gingerbread House and Liberty Silk
“In this sensual novel Allegra Huston lays barethe rules of love and attraction, portraying with great insight the vulnerability that comes with the urgency of infatuation, along with its dangers.” — Francesca Marciano, author of The Rules of the Wild and The Presence of Men
"A sexy tale featuring a complicated woman of a certain age. What's not to like?" — Lucinda Rosenfeld, author of Class
“A whisper on the skin, a jolt in your core—Say My Name is both gentle and fearless: an intelligent, intimate, beautifully written love story that delves into the secret music of desire." — Joan Juliet Buck, author of Daughter of the Swan and The Price of Illusion