Beverley Franklin will do whatever it takes to protect her local school's reputation.
So when a scandal involving her own daughter threatens to derail the annual school musical's appearance on national television, Beverley goes into overdrive.
But in her efforts to protect her daughter and keep the musical on track, she misses what's really going, both in her own house and in the insular Glass Lake community - with dramatic consequences.
Glass Lake primary school's reputation is about to be shattered...
'Eithne Shortall mixes humour and tragedy with a deftness reminiscent of Marian Keyes' Irish Times