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Lulu Taylor lives in London. She adores perfume and has enjoyed researching her first novel on the subject. She is currently hard at work on her new novel.
A Midwinter Promise by Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Lulu Taylor, is a dramatic story of loss, grief and the legacy of secrets. The past A lonely and imaginative child, Julia loves her family's beautiful and wild Cornish home with all her heart. But, marked by dark troubles, she enters her adult years determined to leave and seek a new beginning in London. It's there she meets the handsome David. They fall in love, but when Julia becomes pregnant, even he can't stop the terrible echoes of the past from ringing in her ears. The only sound to be heard above the noise is the old Cornish house, calling her home . . . The present For Julia's adult children, Alex and Johnnie, the house hides the history of their family within its walls. For Alex, it is full of memories of her late mother. For Johnnie, it is the house that should have been rightfully theirs after Julia died but has been stolen from them instead. With their father now lying in a hospital bed, time is running out for Alex and Johnnie to uncover the secrets of what happened to their mother all those years ago. Can they discover the truth before the house closes its doors to them forever?
A forbidden passion. A lifetime of consequences. Cressida Felbridge is living the high life as a debutante in 1960s London society when she is courted by a friend of her brother's and set to marry. Wishing only the best for his daughter, her father decrees that she must have her portrait painted to mark the occasion. But as soon as she meets the painter Ralph Few, Cressie knows her life will never be the same again. Soon, she is deeply in love with Ralph, but there is one problem: Ralph is still married to Catherine. As Cassie is drawn into a strange, triangular relationship, Catherine's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic and Ralph and Cressie escape to Cressie's family home in Cumbria. But Catherine will not give up Ralph that easily ...In the present day, Emily Conway has everything she could wish for: a huge house in West London, two beautiful children and a successful husband, Will. But as Emily and Will drive to a party, Will reveals that he has been betrayed by his business partner. Steering the car off the road at high speed, their perfect life is abruptly ended. When she wakes from her injuries, Emily is told of a mysterious legacy: a house in Cumbria on the edge of an estate, left to her by a woman she has never met. Could this house provide the chance to start anew, or does it hold secrets that she must uncover before it can be at peace? A deliciously dark family saga from Lulu Taylor, the bestselling author of The Winter Folly.
In this house there are many secrets...It is 1965 and young Alexandra Crewe obediently marries the man her father has selected for her. But very soon both she and her husband Laurence realize that their marriage is a disaster. When real love finds Alexandra, plucking her out of her unhappy existence, she is powerless to resist. Her home becomes Fort Stirling, a beautiful Dorset castle, but Alexandra fears that there will be a price to pay for this wonderful new life. When tragedy strikes, it seems that her punishment has come, and there is only one way she can atone for her sins ...In the present day, Delilah Young is the second wife of John Stirling and the new chatelaine of Fort Stirling. The house seems to be a sad one and Delilah hopes to fill it with life and happiness. But when she attempts to heal the heartbreak in John's life, it seems that the forces of the past might be too strong for her. Why does John have such a hatred for the old folly on the hill, and what happened to his mother when she vanished from his life? As Delilah searches for the truth, she realizes that perhaps some secrets are better left buried ...
Shortlisted for the RNA People’s Choice Award 2010. Fame, fashion and scandal – the Trevellyan heiresses are the height of success, glamour and style. Jemima’s indulgent lifestyle knows no limits; Tara wants to be financially independent; and Poppy wants to escape its trappings. Now their parents’ legacy, a vast and ailing perfume empire, has been left in their trust. Will they be able to turn their passion into profit?
A Midwinter Promise by Sunday Times top ten bestselling author Lulu Taylor, is a dramatic story of loss, grief and the legacy of secrets. 'Don't you just want to grab this, switch off the phone and curl up on the sofa? Winter bliss from Lulu Taylor' Veronica Henry The past A lonely and imaginative child, Julia loves her family's beautiful and wild Cornish home with all her heart. But, marked by dark troubles, she enters her adult years determined to leave and seek a new beginning in London. It's there she meets the handsome David. They fall in love, but when Julia becomes pregnant, even he can't stop the terrible echoes of the past from ringing in her ears. The only sound to be heard above the noise is the old Cornish house, calling her home . . . The present For Julia's adult children, Alex and Johnnie, the house hides the history of their family within its walls. For Alex, it is full of memories of her late mother. For Johnnie, it is the house that should have been rightfully theirs after Julia died but has been stolen from them instead. With their father now lying in a hospital bed, time is running out for Alex and Johnnie to uncover the secrets of what happened to their mother all those years ago. Can they discover the truth before the house closes its doors to them forever?
The Winter Secret is a thrilling mystery from Lulu Taylor, top ten bestselling author of The Snow Rose. 'My dear boy, the place is cursed. It always has been and it always will be . . .' Buttercup Redmain has a life of pampered luxury, living in beautiful Charcombe Park. Her older husband, Charles Redmain, is wealthy and successful, and proud of the house he has painstakingly restored, once owned by a famous ancestor. Buttercup is surrounded by people who make her life delightfully easy. But the one thing she really wants seems impossible. There are other discomforting realities: her husband's ex-wife Ingrid still lives nearby although Buttercup has never met her. And it soon becomes clear that all the people who make Buttercup's life so carefree are also watching her every move. Does she actually live in a comfortable but inescapable cage? And what is the real story of her husband's previous marriage? In the late 1940s, Xenia Arkadyoff lived in Charcombe Park with her father, a Russian prince, and her mother, a famous film star. Life seemed charmed, full of glamour and beauty. But behind the glittering facade lay pain, betrayal, and the truth about the woman Xenia spent her life protecting. Now Charcombe Park is calling back people who were once part of its story, and the secrets that have stayed long hidden are bubbling inexorably to the surface . . .
Her Frozen Heart is a thrilling mystery from Lulu Taylor, top ten bestselling author of The Snow Rose. Caitlyn, there's something I have to tell you. About Sara. Caitlyn thinks her marriage to Patrick is a success. For one thing, he is one of the few people not to fall head over heels for her beautiful friend, Sara. Life is lived on his terms, but they are happy. Aren't they? When a devastating accident turns her existence upside down, Caitlyn is forced to reassess everything she thought about her marriage, what she truly knows about Patrick, and his real feelings for her best friend. In the refuge of an old manor house, she begins to discover the truth. In 1947, the worst winter in decades hits England, cutting off entirely the inhabitants of Kings Harcourt Manor. For Tommy Carter, widowed at the start of war, it is particularly hard: the burden of the family falls on her. She has the solace of her children, and the interesting presence of her brother's friend, Fred. But there is also Barbara, a mysterious figure from her past who appears to want a piece of Tommy's future as well.
Nichts wirft so lange Schatten wie eine Liebe, die nicht sein darf: der groe romantische FrauenromanAls Cressida dem Maler Ralph Few begegnet, verliebt sie sich sofort in ihn. Aber er ist verheiratet - mit der schonen Catherine. Cressie gerat in eine gefahrliche Dreiecksbeziehung, aus der sie mit Ralph auf ihren Familiensitz fluchtet. Aber Catherine lasst sie nicht los... In der Gegenwart ist es das perfekte Leben von Emily Conway, das durch einen schrecklichen Unfall auseinanderbricht. Nichts bleibt ihr auer einem Vermachtnis, einem Haus im Lake District. Doch dort warten beunruhigende Geheimnisse auf sie. Was muss sie tun, damit ihr ein Neuanfang gelingt?
'This is a fantastic, all-consuming read.' - Heat The Snow Rose is the gripping story of a woman on the run from her past by Lulu Taylor, author of The Winter Folly. I know they think I shouldn't keep her . . . That's why I've escaped them while I can, while I still have the opportunity . . . Kate is on the run with her daughter Heather, her identity hidden and their destination unknown to the family they've left behind. She's found a place where they can live in solitude, a grand old house full of empty rooms and dark secrets. But they're not alone, for there are the strange old ladies in the cottage next door: Matty and her sister Sissy. They know what happened here long ago, and are curious about Kate. How long can she hide Heather's presence from them? When an eccentric band of newcomers arrive, led by the charismatic Archer, Kate realizes that the past she's so desperate to escape is about to catch up with her. And inside the house, history is beginning to repeat itself . . .
Je dunkler die Luge, desto tiefer das Geheimnis: der groe romantische Frauenroman.London, 1964. Die junge Alexandra, streng erzogen, unglucklich verheiratet, entflieht der Enge ihres Daseins und findet die wahre Liebe. Mit Nicholas bezieht sie Sturling Castle, eine romantische Burg in Dorset. Aber wird sie irgendwann einen Preis fur ihr Gluck bezahlen mussen?2015: Delilah lebt mit ihrem Mann John auf Sturling Castle. Sie spurt die Trauer, die das Anwesen ausstrahlt, und die Last der Vergangenheit, die auf John lastet. Warum hasst er den alten Turm im Park? Delilah erkennt, wie gefahrlich es ist, wenn man an alte Geheimnisse ruhrt...Der groe Bestsellererfolg aus England um eine Liebe, uber der ein Schatten liegt und die doch zum Gluck fuhrt.
The Winter Children is a haunting mystery from Lulu Taylor, author of The Snow Angel. Behind a selfless act of kindness lies dark intentions . . . Olivia and Dan Felbeck are blissfully happy when their longed-for twins arrive after years of IVF. At the same time, they make the move to Renniston Hall, a huge, Elizabethan house that belongs to absent friends. Living rent-free in a small part of the unmodernised house, once a boarding school, they can begin to enjoy the family life they've always wanted. But there is a secret at the heart of their family, one that Olivia does not yet know. And the house, too, holds its darkness deep within it . . .
A page-turning novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Her Frozen Heart. 'The jewels shine bright, the glamour is completely envy-inducing, the labels are lustworthy and the sex scenes are guaranteed to make you blush.A brilliantly told old-school bonk-saga - hard to find nowadays.' 5 stars, Heat (No 1 in Heat's Top 5 books section) 'This thrilling tale of money, deceit and love is indulgently escapist.' 5 stars, Closer 'Outrageous Fortune is one of these books that takes you into the world of the characters and leaves you there until you reluctantly drag yourself away again, I loved every page! Fab!' 5/5, Chloe's Chicklit Reviews
Two glamorous reads for the price of one from Lulu TaylorHeiressesThey were born to the scent of success. Now they stand to lose it all...Fame, fashion and scandal, Jemima, Tara and Poppy Trevellyan are the height of success, glamour and style:Jemima's indulgent lifestyle knows no limits.Tara's one amibition in life is to be independent of her family and her husband, no matter the cost.Poppy wants to escape her wealthy family's stifling influence, without losing the comfort their money brings. But when the girls inherit the Trevellyan's vast ailing perfume empire, can they learn to work together to bring the company back from the brinkt? And in making a fresh start, can they face their family's dark past?Midnight GirlsFrom the presitious dormitories of Westfield to the irresistible socialite scene of present-day London, everywhere Allegra McCorquodale goes, scandal follows. And in Allegra's shadow, are her closest friends since school: the Midnight Girls.Romily de Lisle: super rich, brilliant and bored. She's a force to be reckoned with; and Imogen Heath, pretty, timid she longs to be part of the glitzy high-society world where her friends move with such ease. But once out of school, greed, tragedy and sinister passions threaten their allegiance and each of them stand to lose what they love most...
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Her Frozen Heart. Everyone has heard of the Beaufort twins, but few have ever seen them... On the eve of their 21st birthday, at one of the most lavish parties society has ever seen, Octavia and Flora Beaufort are launched into the world. For Octavia, it is one of the most thrilling nights of her life, an evening glittering with the promise of her future. But Flora shrinks from the limelight, fearful of what lies beyond the walls of her over-protective aunt's house. As Octavia is swept into a whirlwind of lavish spending and fashionable society, she grasps eagerly at whatever she wants: clothes, houses, men... even a department store. But Flora yearns for security - and when she is rescued from harm by a kind stranger, she seems to have found the love and protection she craves. Prey to all kinds of dangers, the twins soon realise that without each other, they run the risk of losing everything. But is it already too late...?
A glitzy, gripping novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Her Frozen Heart. From the prestigious dormitories of Westfield to the irresistible socialite scene of present-day London: everywhere Allegra McCorquodale goes, scandal follows her. And in Allegra's shadow are her closest friends since school, the Midnight Girls. Romily de Lisle: super rich, brilliant and bored. She's as blessed as Allegra when it comes to looks, but she's a force to be reckoned with. And Imogen Heath: pretty, timid and hopelessly drawn to Allegra's reckless charm. She longs to be a part of the glitzy high-society world where her friends move with such ease. Once free of the cloistered worlds of school and university, the Midnight Girls face new and different challenges, but they are for ever bonded by a terrible secret they've sworn never to break. Bitter rivalries arise as their professional lives soon cross paths. Greed, tragedy and sinister passions threaten their allegiance and each of them stand to lose what they love most...