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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781405518895

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 7th June 2012

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF REBECCA

‘She wrote exciting plots . . . a writer of fearless originality’ GUARDIAN

‘Fascinating historical romance, set in the period of England’s Civil Wars’ KIRKUS REVIEWS

‘One of the last century’s most original literary talents’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

On her eighteenth birthday, Honor Harris meets Sir Richard Grenvile: he is proud, reckless – and utterly captivating. They have a rare connection, and with her beauty and sharp wit, she intrigues him too. But days before their wedding, tragedy strikes and Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone.

Fifteen years later, war forces Honor to shelter with her sister at the Cornish estate of Menabilly. There, she meets Richard, who has risen through the ranks to become a general in the king’s army. With all of England in turmoil, Honor must draw on her courage to save Richard’s life and defend her country.

Reviews

Fascinating historical romance, set in the period of England's Civil Wars, when Charles was still stubbornly standing out against parliament
Kirkus Reviews
She wrote exciting plots, she was highly skilled at arousing suspense, and she was, too, a writer of fearless originality
Guardian
One of the last century's most original literary talents
Daily Telegraph
No other popular writer has so triumphantly defied classification . . . She satisfied all the questionable criteria of popular fiction, and yet satisfied the exacting requirements of "real literature", something very few novelists ever do
Margaret Forster