In 1976, four students took a trip to the desert. Now the repercussions of the fateful summer are coming back to haunt them. As for Nina, she's having enough trouble with her son, James. But when Hugo, long-forgotten agent of misfortune, threatens to pay them all a visit, disaster seems unavoidable.

A Dry Spell 2001, Arrow, London

ISBN-13: 9780099277644

Revised edition

Trade paperback

A Dry Spell 2000, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780712684088