'A Time to Tell'is a very well written book that tells the fictional story of a girl called Cara through her life span from teenager, wife, widow to grandmother. It is a story of love,relationships and the dark side of domestic violence. This is an eventful story which is sad and disturbing at times. The story is carefully written in respect to some what disturbing issues that can unfortunately occur within some relationships. Domestic violence is not often talked about openly within our society. Maria Savva through this excellent book, exposes this difficult subject area in a realistic and sensitive manner. This book should be read by all.