The Dandelion Years (Hardback)Erica James (author)
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A gorgeous tale of friendship and love from Sunday Times bestseller Erica James.
Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling pink cottage on the edge of the Suffolk village of Melbury Green, its enchanting garden provided a fairy-tale playground of seclusion, a perfect sanctuary to hide from the tragedy which shattered her childhood.
Now an adult, Saskia is still living at Ashcombe and as a book restorer devotes her days tending to the broken, battered books that find their way to her, daydreaming about the people who had once turned their pages. When she discovers a notebook carefully concealed in an old Bible - and realising someone has gone to a great deal of trouble to hide a story of their own - Saskia finds herself drawn into a heart-rending tale of wartime love...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 242 x 164 x 38 mm
The twists and turns in this unconventional love story will keep you guessing until the end. * WOMAN *
This is a gentle, well-written read, stuffed full of engaging characters you'll root for from the start * DAILY MAIL *
Beautiful and heart-warming * SUN ON SUNDAY FABULOUS MAGAZINE *
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“The Story rings true, despite the gap in time.”
The Dandelion Years was the second book I've read by Erica James, and it was not a dissapointment.
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“A stunning treat for fans of historical and contemporary novels alike”
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