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Judith Lennox - Author

About the Author

Judith Lennox was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire. She read English at Lancaster University and now lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and three sons. She is the author of highly praised and topselling novels, including the following titles: The Secret Years, The Winter House, Some Old Lover's Ghost, Footprints on the Sand, The Shadow Child, The Dark-Eyed Girls, and Written on Glass

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Featured books by Judith Lennox

One Last Dance

One Last Dance

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2014

For fans of Downton Abbey and MY LAST DUCHESS...'Times change, and sometimes for the better...' As the twentieth century draws to a close, Esme Reddaway knows that she must uncover the truth. A truth that began during the First World War when Devlin Reddaway fell passionately in love with Esme's elder sister, Camilla, and promised to rebuild his ancestral home, Rosindell, for her. But the war changes everything and Devlin returns to England to find that Camilla is engaged to someone else. Angry and vengeful, he marries Esme, who has been secretly in love with him for years. Esme tries to win Devlin's heart by reviving the annual summer dance. But as the years pass she fears that Rosindell has a malign influence on those who live there, and the revelation of a shocking secret on the night of the dance at Rosindell tears her life apart. Decades later, it is she who must lay the ghosts of Rosindell to rest. Spanning the last century, Esme's story of sibling rivalry, heartbreak, betrayal and forgiveness is sure to appeal to fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Downton Abbey.

One Last Dance

One Last Dance

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2014

For fans of Downton Abbey and MY LAST DUCHESS...'Times change, and sometimes for the better...' As the twentieth century draws to a close, Esme Reddaway knows that she must uncover the truth. A truth that began during the First World War when Devlin Reddaway fell passionately in love with Esme's elder sister, Camilla, and promised to rebuild his ancestral home, Rosindell, for her. But the war changes everything and Devlin returns to England to find that Camilla is engaged to someone else. Angry and vengeful, he marries Esme, who has been secretly in love with him for years. Esme tries to win Devlin's heart by reviving the annual summer dance. But as the years pass she fears that Rosindell has a malign influence on those who live there, and the revelation of a shocking secret on the night of the dance at Rosindell tears her life apart. Decades later, it is she who must lay the ghosts of Rosindell to rest. Spanning the last century, Esme's story of sibling rivalry, heartbreak, betrayal and forgiveness is sure to appeal to fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Downton Abbey.

Other books by Judith Lennox

Hidden Lives

Hidden Lives

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

HIDDEN LIVES is the latest mesmerising tale of drama and intrigue from Judith Lennox, sure to appeal to readers of Kate Morton and Rachel Hore. Praise for Judith Lennox: 'A beautifully turned, compassionate novel' Daily Mail A surprise inheritance reveals the hidden lives of two sisters, torn apart by tragedy... Following her grandmother's death, Rose Martineau inherits The Egg, an extraordinary house nestling in the Sussex countryside. She discovers that the mysterious house originally belonged to her grandmother's younger sister, Sadie, who Rose never knew existed. In her search to uncover why the sisters grew apart, Rose is drawn back into the glamorous and decadent world of the 1930s. Meanwhile, Rose's own life as a dutiful wife and mother is turned upside down by a sordid scandal that threatens to destroy her marriage. It is only once she has unravelled the secrets of Sadie's past that she is able to look to her own future... An epic tale of secrets, scandal, jealousy and passion spanning the twentieth century.

Hidden Lives

Hidden Lives

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2018

HIDDEN LIVES is the latest mesmerising tale of drama and intrigue from Judith Lennox, sure to appeal to readers of Kate Morton and Rachel Hore. Praise for Judith Lennox: 'A beautifully turned, compassionate novel' Daily Mail A surprise inheritance reveals the hidden lives of two sisters, torn apart by tragedy... Following her grandmother's death, Rose Martineau inherits The Egg, an extraordinary house nestling in the Sussex countryside. She discovers that the mysterious house originally belonged to her grandmother's younger sister, Sadie, who Rose never knew existed. In her search to uncover why the sisters grew apart, Rose is drawn back into the glamorous and decadent world of the 1930s. Meanwhile, Rose's own life as a dutiful wife and mother is turned upside down by a sordid scandal that threatens to destroy her marriage. It is only once she has unravelled the secrets of Sadie's past that she is able to look to her own future... An epic tale of secrets, scandal, jealousy and passion spanning the twentieth century.

Die Frau des Juweliers

Die Frau des Juweliers

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 02/11/2016

Kairo, 1938: Wir werden uns lieben, denkt Juliet, als sie den reichen englischen Juwelier Henry Winterton heiratet und mit ihm nach England geht. Sofort empfindet sie das Herrenhaus Marsh Court als ihr neues Zuhause.Doch ihre Heirat soll sich als groer Fehler herausstellen. Als der Zweite Weltkrieg ausbricht, wird alles noch schlimmer. Plotzlich schwelgen die Wintertons nicht mehr in Luxus, und Juliet kampft um das Uberleben der Familie. In ihrer Verzweiflung und ihrem Hunger nach Liebe lasst sie sich auf eine Affare mit dem charismatischen Gillis ein. Doch ihn umgibt ein Geheimnis, das ihr Leben zerstoren konnte.

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

An epic tale of passion and betrayal, that moves through the turbulence of war to 1960s' London and is sure to appeal to fans of Kate Morton and Rachel Hore. 1938. As England awaits the outbreak of war, Juliet Winterton journeys from the Mediterranean to the Essex countryside to begin her life as the beautiful young wife of a London jeweller. But beneath her husband's intelligence and ambition, lies a cruel and ruthless man. And when dashing politician Gillis Sinclair comes to stay at Marsh Court, Juliet is drawn to his irresistible charm. So begins a passionate affair that will have consequences far beyond anything Juliet imagines. For Gillis Sinclair is hiding a dark secret and, as the next generation of Wintertons grows up, Juliet fears that they, too, will be tainted by the past...

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2015

1938. As England awaits the outbreak of war, Juliet Winterton journeys from the Mediterranean to the Essex countryside to begin her life as the beautiful young wife of a London jeweller. But beneath her husband's intelligence and ambition, lies a cruel and ruthless man. And when dashing politician Gillis Sinclair comes to stay at Marsh Court, Juliet is drawn to his irresistible charm. So begins a passionate affair that will have consequences far beyond anything Juliet imagines. For Gillis Sinclair is hiding a dark secret and, as the next generation of Wintertons grows up, Juliet fears that they, too, will be tainted by the past... An epic tale of love and loss, passion and betrayal, that moves through the turbulence of war to 1960s' London.

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

The Jeweller's Wife A compelling tale of love, war and temptation

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/12/2015

1938. As England awaits the outbreak of war, Juliet Winterton journeys from the Mediterranean to the Essex countryside to begin her life as the beautiful young wife of a London jeweller. But beneath her husband's intelligence and ambition, lies a cruel and ruthless man. And when dashing politician Gillis Sinclair comes to stay at Marsh Court, Juliet is drawn to his irresistible charm. So begins a passionate affair that will have consequences far beyond anything Juliet imagines. For Gillis Sinclair is hiding a dark secret and, as the next generation of Wintertons grows up, Juliet fears that they, too, will be tainted by the past... An epic tale of love and loss, passion and betrayal, that moves through the turbulence of war to 1960s' London.

Bis der Tag sich neigt

Bis der Tag sich neigt

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/12/2015

Im englisch-schottischen Grenzland steht die Loyalitat zum eigenen Familiennamen vor der zur Krone, und verwegene Raubereien unter verfeindeten Geschlechtern sind an der Tagesordnung. Inmitten der politischen Intrigen und Familienfehden sorgen die bildhubsche Arbel und ihre Pflegeschwester Christie fur zusatzlichen Aufruhr bei den vielen mannlichen Ridleys, doch offensichtlich nicht bei dem allein auf sich gestellten unehelich geborenen Lucas ...

Der Garten von Schlo Marigny

Der Garten von Schlo Marigny

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/12/2015

Frankreich, im 16. Jahrhundert: Joanna ist nicht nur eine geniale Kunstlerin, sondern auch eine ungebandigte junge Frau aus dem Volk, die barfu uber die Hugel sturmt, um den Wind in den Haaren zu spuren. Genauso ist sie aber auch die Lady, die man sich in Samt und Seide am Konigshof vorstellen kann. Immer aber ist sie unabhangig, will von niemandem besessen werden und hat nur einen Wunsch: den italienischen Garten des Schlosses Marigny zu entwerfen. Zwei Adlige begehren diese schone Frau - und das Schloss Marigny, das sie in ihren Besitz bringen wollen. Joanna gerat in einen gefahrlichen Machtkampf ... Ein farbenprachtiges Bild einer Epoche und einer ungewohnlichen Frau.

Shadow Child

Shadow Child

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

July 1914, the eve of the First World War, and fourteen-year-old Alix Gregory is holidaying in France with the wealthy Lanchbury family. She is looking after two-year-old Charlie Lanchbury when he disappears during a family picnic and is never seen again. Once a happy, carefree girl, Alix is blamed for the tragedy and cannot escape from the resulting disintegration of the family. The war ends and Alix tries to pick up the threads of her life. Through her marriage and the birth of her son, Rory, she finds happiness, and through her meeting with the brothers Derry and Jonathan Fox, she finds love. Yet, living in her ancient and beautiful home, Owlscote, she is haunted by the loss of her baby cousin. As the years pass, and as the world descends into the horrors of war once more, the question remains: will Charlie Lanchbury ever be found?

Dark-Eyed Girls

Dark-Eyed Girls

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

A terrible tragedy alters three girls' friendship forever... Set in the late 1960s and 1970s, Judith Lennox's The Dark-Eyed Girls tells the story of three friends, Liv, Katherine and Rachel, and their changing relationships over the years. Perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley and Lulu Taylor.'Judith Lennox's writing is so keenly honest it could sever heartstrings' - Daily Mail Sweet, gentle Liv, seeking perfect love, marries the man of her dreams, who almost crushes the life out of her. Cynical, pragmatic Katherine, who throws herself into her career in order to avoid domesticity, embarks upon a risky affair and is suffocated by the very dependence she has fought to avoid. And Rachel, dearly loved Rachel who wants for nothing throughout her young life, marries against her parents' will, and then meets tragedy...The bond between Liv and Katherine weakens over time, but as Katherine uncovers the awful truth about Rachel, and Liv begins to put together the pieces of her shattered life, their friendship is reaffirmed and their lives go forward with dark-eyed girls of their own. What readers are saying about The Dark-Eyed Girls: 'The way Lennox follows the lives of the three individual girls is simply enchanting... I could not put this book down''A tremendous read''Lovely, lovely book that I couldn't put down'

Written on Glass

Written on Glass

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

Can anything break the ties that bind? Two families are torn apart by love, secrets and betrayal in the aftermath of the Second World War in Judith Lennox's spellbinding novel Written on Glass. Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore and Lucinda Riley.It is 1946 and the old families of the Temperleys and the Chancellors have been neighbours on the South Coast of England for many years. Now the younger generation has been touched by the Second World War. Reserved, principled and cool-headed Marius Temperley has left the army and is struggling to fit into civilian life. His twenty-one year old sister, Julia, is quick-tempered, proud and passionate and, since her father's recent death, has been running the family business, fiercely independent in her ambitions. Handsome, but emotionally distant Jack Chancellor has been demobbed and has another problem to face. Both he and his younger, more naive and impetuous brother Will, are in love with Julia. Jack doesn't want to lose her, but his sweet, slightly gawky cousin, Topaz, lets slip that their imperious Aunt Carrie has a plan for him: if he leaves Julia, he will inherit Sixfields, the beautiful family farm. As the years go by, the family secrets come out, and it seems that the ties that bind can change relationships for ever... What readers are saying about Written on Glass: 'Beautifully written, poignant and haunting... a book that I have never forgotten''I couldn't put this book down, and I look forward to reading more from this wonderful author''One of the best books I have ever read'

Middlemere

Middlemere

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

When a family is forced to leave its beloved home, the sense of injustice never dies... Middlemere is a compelling tale of one family and their quest for independence from acclaimed author Judith Lennox. Perfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Kate Morton.The Coles have lived in Middlemere for half a century. When, in 1942, they are threatened with eviction, they flee the house. But not before eight-year-old Romy, hiding in a cupboard, sees her father shot dead.Years later Romy, now almost nineteen, is quick, clever and single-minded. She schemes to restore the family fortunes, to rescue her mother from drudgery and to protect her brother, Jem, a charming scoundrel who is always in trouble. Most of all, she longs to escape the poverty and narrowness of her surroundings. A chance meeting with Mirabel Plummer, owner of the exclusive London hotel, The Trelawney, is about to change Romy's life for ever... What readers are saying about Judith Lennox: 'Ideal escapism''[Judith Lennox] is the ultimate storyteller... her stories are compelling and beautifully descriptive of both characters and feelings''Ms Lennox's writing is truly amazing, and creates characters that remain with me after the last page is turned'

All My Sisters

All My Sisters

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

Under the storm clouds of war, can they hope for happiness? In the tumultuous years before the First World War, four sisters seek to follow their dreams in Judith Lennox's compelling novel All My Sisters. Perfect for fans of Lulu Taylor and Kate Morton.Iris, Marianne, Eva and Clemency are the daughters of Sheffield manufacturer, Joshua Maclise. In the tumultuous years before the First World War, the sisters seek to fulfil their ambitions. Pretty, self-centred Iris dreams of a grand marriage, quiet Marianne meets the love of her life, and passionate Eva longs for independence. Only Clemency, caring for her invalid mother, remains tied to the family home.Years pass and, her hopes of marriage dashed, Iris becomes a nurse in a London hospital. Marianne, living on a tea estate in Ceylon, finds first her happiness and then her life is threatened by a cruel and ruthless man. When Eva falls in love with the Bohemian, Gabriel Bellamy, her dreams of a career as an artist falter. As the clouds darken and war changes the lives of all the sisters, Clemency fights to free herself from the bonds that confine her and to discover love at last. What readers are saying about All My Sisters: 'This is a book to savour - so many characters, all of them well drawn and who invite our sympathy. A wonderful story''[Judith Lennox] is the ultimate storyteller... her stories are compelling and beautifully descriptive of both characters and feelings''Happy and sad, [this book] has all the qualities to make for an excellent read'

Footprints on the Sand

Footprints on the Sand

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

'I have fallen completely in love with Judith Lennox's writing - she's a fantastic storyteller!' Jill Mansell With the onset of war, everything changes... Judith Lennox writes an unforgettable novel of enduring love and the tides of fortune in the compelling novel Footprints on the Sand. Perfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Lucinda Riley.The Mulgraves are a rootless, bohemian family who travel the continent, staying in crumbling Italian palazzos, Spanish villas, French vineyards - belonging nowhere, picking up friends and hangers-on as they go, and moving on when Ralph Mulgrave's latest enthusiasm dwindles. Faith, the eldest child of the family, longs for a proper home. But in 1940, Germany invades France and the Mulgraves are forced to flee to England. Faith and her brother Jake go to London, while Ralph reluctantly settles in a Norfolk cottage with the remnants of his family.In the intense and dangerous landscape of wartime London Faith finds work as an ambulance driver, and meets once again one of Ralph's retinue from those distant and, in retrospect, golden days of childhood. Through war and its aftermath, it is Faith on whom the family relies, Faith who offers support and succour, and Faith who is constant and true in her love. What readers are saying about Footprints on the Sand: 'Curl up and get lost in this wonderfully written book that takes you from early 1900 through to the 1960s''[Judith Lennox] can paint a picture so vividly in your mind, make you care about her characters, make you feel the anguish, the partings, the love that is taken away and then given back. A wonderful read''Such wonderful escapism - well written and compelling!'

Till the Day Goes Down

Till the Day Goes Down

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

Turbulence and passion drive an unforgettable historical epic... 16th century Europe is the setting for Judith Lennox's thrillingly epic novel Till the Day Goes Down. Perfect for fans of Rosanna Ley and Kate Morton.As England prepares for the threat of invasion, Catholic forces in France, Scotland and Spain plan the 'Enterprise of England', weaving a cat's-cradle of intrigue around the imprisoned Mary, Queen of Scots, to bring her to the throne. In London, Sir Frances Walsingham, Elizabeth I's Secretary of State and master of espionage, pits his intellect against the forces that threaten England.The Anglo-Scots border, too, is a battleground, an anarchic land whose people acknowledge no allegiance but to their family name. But Luke Ridley, illegitimate son of a gypsy, has no allegiances: he must earn his living in whatever way he can. He is caught up in treacheries both of his own and of Sir Francis Walsingham's making.Into the dangerous melting-pot of Northumberland arrive Christie and Arbel Forster. Fragile, amoral Arbel is a catalyst for all the simmering tensions of the borders; Christie has her own obsession: to rediscover the family she lost years before in the terror of the French Wars of Religion. The blood-feud between the Forsters and the Ridleys has been in abeyance; now it begins to smoulder again, its embers rekindled by the passions and betrayals of the past. What readers are saying about Judith Lennox: 'Judith Lennox writes wonderful stories which are compelling and beautifully descriptive''Another wonderful story of power and greed, but always with the thread of passion''Five stars'

Glittering Strand

Glittering Strand

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

A desperate fight for her birthright and freedom... Spiced with the colour and sensuous splendour of the sixteenth-century silk trade, Judith Lennox's The Glittering Strand is the triumphant story of a young woman's fight for independence. Perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Kate Morton.Serafina Guardi and her father, a wealthy silk merchant from Marseilles, are sailing to Italy to celebrate her betrothal when their ship is captured by Barbary corsairs. Serafina finds herself plunged into the unknown, brutal world of the North African slave states. From there, she begins the long struggle to free herself from servitude.Serafina's wit and beauty are tempered by her ruthlessness - a ruthlessness which eventually threatens to lose her both her lover and her child. Embattled by the prejudices of the age and by the ambitions of her treacherous cousin Angelo, Serafina fights against poverty, loneliness and despair, vowing to regain her lost inheritance - the Guardi silk house - at whatever cost. What readers are saying about Judith Lennox: 'Ideal escapism''[Judith Lennox] is the ultimate storyteller... her stories are compelling and beautifully descriptive of both characters and feelings''[Judith Lennox's] characters are marvellously drawn, and their lives draw the reader totally into the story'

Italian Garden

Italian Garden

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

Striking out on her own path of independence, what will she leave in her wake? Set amid the wealth and beauty of sixteenth-century Europe, Judith Lennox's novel, The Italian Garden, transports her readers to a tempestuous world of love and betrayal. Perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Dinah Jefferies.The du Chantonnay estate of Marigny on the Loire consumes the desires of two powerful men - bitter, worldly-wise Guillaume du Chantonnay, and ruthless Hamon de Bohun - who will stop at nothing to possess it. Toby Crow, a young soldier of fortune, is also drawn to Marigny, for his mysterious origins are somehow bound up with the chateau.Italy's most priceless beauty, exotic Joanna Zulian, would crown Marigny's perfection. But Joanna, bred a vagabond and newly escaped from a stifling marriage to the artist Gaetano, vows never again to be possessed by any man, nor obey any laws but her own. With the help of the adoring English doctor Martin and a reluctant Toby, Joanna forges her own path through war-ravaged Europe.And when Joanna comes at last to Marigny, it is to weave the whole intricate tale of the de Bohuns, the du Chantonnays, and her own colourful life into the Italian garden she designs. It will be her own legacy, a legacy fraught with danger... What readers are saying about The Italian Garden: 'I loved the time period, the colourful background of Venice... the development of the characters and the twists in the plot. Great writing''Another wonderful story of power and greed, but always with the thread of passion''Thoroughly absorbing read, was gripped throughout'

Secret Years

Secret Years

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

An epic novel of a great house and the love that consumed it... Judith Lennox's The Secret Years is a moving story about life in the East Anglian Fens after the First World War. Perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Kate Morton.During the golden summer of 1914, four young people played in the gardens of Drakesden Abbey. Nicholas and Lally were the children of the great house, set in the bleak and magical Fen country; Thomasine was the unconventional niece of two genteel maiden aunts in the village; Daniel was the son of the local blacksmith, a fiercely independent, ambitious boy who longed to break away from the stifling confines of his East Anglian upbringing. As the drums of war sounded in the distance, the Firedrake, a mysterious and ancient Blythe family heirloom disappeared, setting off an uncontrollable chain of events.The Great War changed everything, and both Nicholas and Daniel returned from the front damaged by their experiences. Thomasine, freed from the narrow disciplines of her childhood, and enjoying the new hedonism which the twenties brought, thought that she could escape from the ties that bound her to both Nicholas and Daniel. But the passions and enmities of their youth had intensified in the passing years, and the four friends had to experience tragedy and betrayal before the Firedrake made its reappearance and, with it, a new hope for the future. What readers are saying about The Secret Years: 'Judith Lennox writes wonderful stories which are compelling and beautifully descriptive''What a page turner -a twisty turny tale!''A wonderfully written story... Couldn't put this book down'

Winter House

Winter House

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

Three women must find their way through a world changed by war... Set against a backdrop of London, Paris and the unchanging English countryside, The Winter House by Judith Lennox is a novel of rare warmth and beauty. Perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Santa Montefiore.'A novel of passion and intrigue, this is an enjoyable read populated by believable characters' - Candis For three girls growing up in the Fens in the tumultuous years between the First and Second World Wars, the Winter House was a special place of refuge and friendship. Winter or summer, they would meet at the old wooden house by the waterside to confide all the secrets and heartaches of childhood and adolescence. There was Robin, idealistic and clever, destined for Cambridge; Maia, the most beautiful and ambitious of the three, looking for a rich husband; and quiet Helen, living under the seemingly benevolent tyranny of her widower father, the local vicar. Adulthood separates the three girls, and Robin, abandoning ideas of university, goes to London to work amongst the poor, meeting there her first great love, the handsome but brittle Francis. Maia's ideal marriage to a wealthy man ends in tragedy and Helen, meanwhile, kept in near-imprisonment by her obsessively protective father, has her very sanity threatened. Amid political and social upheaval, these three women must find their way in a world changed for ever. What readers are saying about The Winter House: 'She writes so beautifully and nostalgically... Judith Lennox is truly a great writer''[Judith Lennox's] characters are marvellously drawn, and their lives draw the reader totally into the story''Couldn't put it down'

Some Old Lover's Ghost

Some Old Lover's Ghost

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

History can repeat itself... Spanning the twentieth century, Some Old Lover's Ghost is a haunting and incredibly poignant love story from acclaimed author Judith Lennox. Perfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Lucinda Riley.Rebecca, bruised from an unhappy love affair, is flattered to be asked to write the life story of distinguished Dame Tilda Franklin. Tilda was born in 1914 and grew up in a remote Fenland village, the illegitimate daughter of the local squire and a maid in the Big House. It was Tilda's misfortune to fall in love with handsome, devil-may-care Daragh Canavan, and to be betrayed by him.As Rebecca delves deeper into Tilda's life, and as the events of the past send ghostly echoes to the present, parallels with her own experience begin to emerge. And as she is drawn into a family history of loves and tragedies almost too painful to write about, her involvement with the family becomes more overwhelming than she could ever have imagined. What readers are saying about Some Old Lover's Ghost: 'Wonderful book, couldn't put it down and beautifully written''A warm believable story''Five stars'

Reynardine

Reynardine

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 09/04/2015

His only thought is for revenge... Inspired by the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury in 1615, Judith Lennox's magnificent novel tells the story of Reynardine, the mysterious highwayman. Perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Kate Morton.Seventeenth-century London: corrupt, decadent and dangerous; a playground for the ambitious in search of power, wealth and position. Richard Galliers, returning from three years in exile, wants none of it. His only thought is for revenge.Mall Conway, the beautiful and headstrong daughter of a Cambridgeshire gentleman is bored; bored with country life and with the restrictions of society. But her peaceful existence is shattered all too soon when Galliers inadvertently involves her in his determination to bring down a deadly enemy...Galliers' relentless quest takes him from the squalor of taverns and brothels and the tawdry glitter of playhouses to the decadent allure of Jacobean London's great houses. And to the bleak wastes of the East Anglian Fens, where Reynardine, the mysterious highwayman, reigns, the terror of all weary travellers. What readers are saying about Reynardine: 'A super novel and one of Judith Lennox's best if you want excitement, mystery and romance''She writes so beautifully and nostalgically... Judith Lennox is truly a great writer''Five stars'

Ein letzter Tanz

Ein letzter Tanz

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 13/10/2014

Zu ihrem 75. Geburtstag hat sich Esme etwas Besonderes ausgedacht: Sie versammmelt ihre gesamte Familie in dem einstigen Herrenhaus "e;Rosindell"e;. Doch trotz der traumhaften Kulisse mag keine feierliche Stimmung aufkommen, zu viele traurige Erinnerungen stecken in den Wanden des alten Gemauers ... Alles begann mit einem Tanz, fur Esme der schonste Tanz ihres Lebens - ausgerechnet Devlin, fur den sie schon seit Kindertagen schwarmte, forderte sie auf der Verlobungsfeier ihrer Schwester Camilla auf. Wie glucklich sie damals war! Doch dies sollte sich als der grote Irrtum ihres Lebens erweisen, denn mit dem Tanz nahm eine unheilvolle Liebesgeschichte ihren Lauf, die noch immer in ihrer Familie nachklingt. Bis Esme sich an ihrem Geburtstag entschliet, dem Fluch ein Ende zu setzen ...

One Last Dance

One Last Dance

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2014

For fans of Downton Abbey and MY LAST DUCHESS...'Times change, and sometimes for the better...' As the twentieth century draws to a close, Esme Reddaway knows that she must uncover the truth. A truth that began during the First World War when Devlin Reddaway fell passionately in love with Esme's elder sister, Camilla, and promised to rebuild his ancestral home, Rosindell, for her. But the war changes everything and Devlin returns to England to find that Camilla is engaged to someone else. Angry and vengeful, he marries Esme, who has been secretly in love with him for years. Esme tries to win Devlin's heart by reviving the annual summer dance. But as the years pass she fears that Rosindell has a malign influence on those who live there, and the revelation of a shocking secret on the night of the dance at Rosindell tears her life apart. Decades later, it is she who must lay the ghosts of Rosindell to rest. Spanning the last century, Esme's story of sibling rivalry, heartbreak, betrayal and forgiveness is sure to appeal to fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Downton Abbey.

The Turning Point A breath-taking novel of love, deceit and desire

The Turning Point A breath-taking novel of love, deceit and desire

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2013

A gripping novel of passion, intrigue and ambition, set against the backdrop of 1950s Britain in the popular tradition of Kate Morton. Cambridge, 1952. When Ellen Kingsley embarks upon an exciting career in scientific research she soon finds herself caught in a bitter world of rivalry and ambition. Resisting the advances of charismatic Mark Pharaoh, who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of success, she moves to London and falls in love with dashing Alec Hunter. Then a chance encounter introduces Pharaoh to Ellen's old school friend, the captivating India Mayhew, and they embark upon a passionate love affair that leaves destruction in its wake. And amid a web of deceit and desire, long-held secrets will be revealed with far-reaching consequences...

einem Tag im Winter

einem Tag im Winter

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 12/11/2012

Im Cambridgeshire der fruhen 1950er-Jahre tritt die junge Chemikerin Ellen Kingsley ihre erste Stelle an. Nach dem dubiosen Tod eines Kollegen fallt ihr Verdacht auf ihren ebenso charismatischen wie undurchsichtigen Vorgesetzten Marcus Pharoah. Ellen wird prompt entlassen, der junge Detective John Riley in seinen Ermittlungen gestoppt. Ellen geht nach London und trifft ihre flatterhafte Schulkameradin India wieder. Beide Frauen suchen nach ihrem Platz im Leben - India verbringt Jahre in Neuengland, Ellen beginnt an der Uni Karriere zu machen. Doch es dauert, bis sie sich ihre Gefuhle fur John eingestehen kann. Und als ihre Freundin India ausgerechnet dem Werben Marcus Pharoahs nachgibt, werden endlich auch die Schatten geluftet, die viel zu lange schon auf ihm und seiner Familie lasten.

Serafinas spater Sieg

Serafinas spater Sieg

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2012

Die kleine Serafina, Tochter eines reichen Seidenhandlers aus Marseille, ist mit ihrem Vater unterwegs nach Italien, als das Schiff von Korsaren gekapert wird. Serafina gelangt als Sklavin nach Nordafrika und kehrt erst viele Jahre spater in ihre Heimat zuruck. Inzwischen hat ihr skrupelloser Cousin Angelo das Seidengeschaft ihres verstorbenen Vaters ubernommen. Serafina sieht sich um ihr Erbe betrogen und beschliet zu kampfen - auch wenn sie dabei alles aufs Spiel setzen muss ... In diesem historischen Roman schildert Judith Lennox packend und gefuhlvoll die Geschichte einer jungen Frau, die gegen alle Widerstande fur ihre Unabhangigkeit kampft.

Catching the Tide A stunning epic novel of secrets, betrayal and passion

Catching the Tide A stunning epic novel of secrets, betrayal and passion

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2011

A stunning epic novel of secrets, betrayal and passion, from 1933 to the 1960s 1933. Tessa and Frederica Nicolson enjoy one last idyllic summer at the beautiful Villa Millefiore, overlooking Florence. Four years later, Italy is a distant memory and Tessa is revelling in the glamour and excitement of modelling in London, until a passionate affair with married author Milo Rycroft leads to tragic consequences. Tessa returns to Florence, and, missing her sister desperately, Freddie, too, travels to Italy, where she is swept up in adventure, danger and romance, and makes a chance encounter that will change her life. With the outbreak of World War Two, Tessa and Freddie must fight for their own survival and happiness, while they wonder whether they will ever see each other again...

Das Haus in den Wolken

Das Haus in den Wolken

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Bei einer Autopanne begegnet der Frauenschwarm Richard der jungen Isabel, einer Frau aus eher kleinen Verhaltnissen. Umso erstaunter ist der Gutsbesitzersohn, als sie ihn zuruckweist. Dennoch verliebt er sich in sie - eine Liebe, die chancenlos scheint und trotzdem in eine Ehe mundet, die viele Sturme des Schicksals uberdauern soll. Doch Isabel verpasst den Zeitpunkt, um ihrem Mann von ihrer Vergangenheit zu erzahlen. Denn es gibt ein Geheimnis, das sie und diejenigen, die sie am meisten liebt, eines Tages einholen wird ... Mit feinem menschlichem Gespur erzahlt Judith Lennox in ihrem mitreienden Roman von Liebe, Loyalitat und der Starke einer Familie.

Das Herz der Nacht

Das Herz der Nacht

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Eine neue Welt eroffnet sich der jungen Englanderin Kay Garland, als sie in den Dreiigerjahren Gesellschafterin der Millionarstochter Miranda wird. Der Luxus und das mondane Leben faszinieren sie, doch lernt sie auch die Schattenseiten des Reichtums kennen. Als Kay von Mirandas Vater unvermittelt entlassen wird, muss sie nach England zuruckkehren. Miranda hingegen erlebt als Ehefrau eines deutschen Grafen in Ostpreuen den Kriegsausbruch. Die dunklen Zeiten fordern von beiden Freundinnen mutige Entscheidungen ...

Der einzige Brief

Der einzige Brief

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

"e;Wurde ich ihn uberhaupt wiedererkennen, nach all der Zeit?"e; - Unzahlige Briefe hat Bess an ihren Sohn geschrieben, seit sie ihn in Indien zurucklassen musste, doch sie hat nie eine Antwort bekommen. Bis es eine halbe Ewigkeit spater an ihre Haustur klopft: Der selbstbewusste junge Frazer ist gekommen, um sein Erbe anzutreten ... Mit Spannung und Eleganz erzahlt die britische Erfolgsautorin Judith Lennox das aufregende, drei Generationen umspannende Schicksal einer Familie im 20. Jahrhundert.

Alle meine Schwestern

Alle meine Schwestern

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Vier junge Frauen, vom Schicksal in alle Winde verweht: Marianne, die ihre Liebe in der Kolonie Ceylon wiederzufinden hofft; die attraktive, stolze Iris, deren Wandlung zur Krankenschwester alle uberrascht; Eva, die sich in London als Kunstlerin und fruhe Frauenrechtlerin engagiert; und Clemency, die Jungste ... Bestsellerautorin Judith Lennox verbindet vier Lebenstraume zu einem spannenden Familienroman, in dem sich das Schicksal immer neue dramatische Wendungen auszudenken scheint.

Das Erbe des Vaters

Das Erbe des Vaters

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

London in den 50er-Jahren: Hier kampft die junge Romy Cole, die in den Kriegswirren viel zu fruh ihren Vater verlor, umso leidenschaftlicher fur ihre Zukunft. Doch erst als sie die geschaftstuchtige Hotelbesitzerin Mirabel kennenlernt und der attraktive Caleb in ihr Leben tritt, kann sich Romy ihrer Vergangenheit stellen. Endlich findet sie das groe Gluck und auch zu sich selbst. Bestsellerautorin Judith Lennox verwebt fesselndes Zeitbild und bewegendes Frauenschicksal zu einem mitreienden Roman.

Zeit der Freundschaft

Zeit der Freundschaft

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Die beiden ungleichen Bruder Jack und Will, die beide in die dickkopfige Nachbarstochter Julia verliebt sind, ihre naive Cousine Topaz, die mit Mannern so gar kein Gluck zu haben scheint, und der unbestechliche Marius: Mitreiend und voller Leidenschaft erzahlt Judith Lennox von einer Clique im Umbruch - funf junge Menschen im England der Nachkriegszeit, die ihrer Jugend beraubt werden und doch ihre Sehnsuchte nie verraten.

Die Madchen mit den dunklen Augen

Die Madchen mit den dunklen Augen

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Der neue Roman der Bestsellerautorin Judith Lennox erzahlt von drei jungen Madchen im England der Swinging Sixties und Seventies. Sie wollen fur immer zusammenhalten. Doch als die schwangere Rachel ein schreckliches Geheimnis entdeckt und ihre beiden Freundinnen am dringendsten braucht, kommen Liv und Katherine zu spat ... Eine mitreiende Geschichte um Liebe und Schuld, Vertrauen und lebenslange Freundschaft.

Die geheimen Jahre

Die geheimen Jahre

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Judith Lennox erzahlt die Geschichte der temperamentvollen Thomasine - eingebettet in die Natur der ostenglischen Fenlands und in das Paris und das London der Zwanzigerjahre. Seit ihrer Kindheit in den rauhen Fens kennen sich Thomasine, die fruh ihre Eltern verloren hat, Daniel, der Sohn des Dorfschmieds, und Nicholas, dessen wohlhabende Familie ein privilegiertes Leben fuhrt. Doch als Nicholas aus dem Krieg heimkehrt und Thomasine seinem ubersturzten Heiratsantrag zustimmt, ahnen sie noch nicht, wie stark die Gegensatze zwischen ihren beiden Welten tatsachlich sind ...

Picknick im Schatten

Picknick im Schatten

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Nur ein kurzer Moment der Unachtsamkeit, der das Schicksal einer jungen Frau und die Lebenswege einer ganzen Familie fur immer verandert ... Sommer 1914: Als junges Madchen verbringt Alix mit der reichen Verwandtschaft die groen Ferien in Frankreich - eine unbeschwerte Zeit, die jah endet, als ihr kleiner Cousin Charlie spurlos verschwindet. Alix tragt die Schuld daran, eine Schuld, die sie nie wieder loslassen wird. Eine dramatische Geschichte um Liebe, Verrat und Vergebung.

Am Strand von Deauville

Am Strand von Deauville

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Aufregend und rastlos ist das Leben der Mulgraves, die mit ihren drei Kindern die schonsten Gegenden Europas bereisen - bis der Ausbruch des Zweiten Weltkriegs die Familie zwingt, in England sesshaft zu werden. Klug und selbststandig nimmt die achtzehnjahrige Faith ihr Schicksal in die Hand. In den Kriegsjahren bewahrt sie sich als Ambulanzfahrerin und kummert sich selbstlos um die Verwundeten. Doch dann trifft sie Guy wieder, den sie liebt, solange sie denken kann ... Eine groartige und beruhrende Familiensaga, die die sturmische erste Halfte des 20. Jahrhunderts umspannt.

Tildas Geheimnis

Tildas Geheimnis

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Mitreiend und bewegend wie "e;Das Winterhaus"e; ist dieser wundervoll erzahlte Roman von Judith Lennox, in dem sie zwei unterschiedliche Frauen zusammenfuhrt. Tilda Franklins erschutternde Lebensgeschichte, der die talentierte junge Biografin Rebecca nachspurt, gibt ihrem eigenen Schicksal die entscheidende Wende.

Das Winterhaus

Das Winterhaus

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 31/03/2011

Der Gartenpavillon der Familie Summerbayes, genannt "e;Winterhaus"e;, ist ein Ort der Zuflucht fur drei Freundinnen, die wahrend der turbulenten Jahre zwischen den Weltkriegen in der idyllischen Umgebung von Cambridge aufwachsen. Die drei Madchen schworen, einander ein Leben lang alles anzuvertrauen und zusammenzuhalten - aber das Schicksal lasst sie ganz unterschiedliche Wege einschlagen ...

Der italienische Geliebte

Der italienische Geliebte

Author: Judith Lennox Format: eBook Release Date: 10/01/2011

Italien in den fruhen 1930ern: In der Villa Millefiore bei Fiesole erleben die englischen Schwestern Tessa und Freddie Nicolson eine ungetrubte Jugend. Nach dem unsteten Kunstlerdasein und dem fruhen Tod des Vaters hat die Mutter mit ihren beiden Tochtern hier eine Heimat gefunden - und in der gut situierten Familie Zanetti enge Freunde. Als die 17-jahrige Tessa sich zum ersten Mal verliebt und eine leidenschaftliche Beziehung mit Guido Zanetti eingeht, werden die Madchen nach England ins Internat geschickt. Jahre vergehen, in denen die beiden Frauen ihren Weg machen: Freddie fasst als Redakteurin bei einer Zeitschrift in London Fu, die anziehend schone Tessa kann sich als Mannequin ein ausgelasseneres Leben leisten. Anders als ihre Schwester wei Tessa, dass sie eines Tages nach Italien zuruckkehren will. Sie scheut sich jahrelang vor einer festen Bindung und droht daruber alles zu verlieren, was sie liebt. Als Italien sich im Zweiten Weltkrieg Deutschland anschliet, wird Tessas lange ertraumte Ruckkehr zu einem gefahrlichen Unterfangen. Und auch Freddie begrabt ihre Sehnsuchte viel zu lang ...

The Heart of the Night An epic wartime novel of passion, betrayal and danger

The Heart of the Night An epic wartime novel of passion, betrayal and danger

Author: Judith Lennox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2010

An epic novel of passion, betrayal and danger, set in wartime Britain and Europe In the spring of 1936 Kay Garland embraces an exciting new life of glamour when she becomes companion to Russian Konstantin Denisov's daughter, Miranda. The two girls become firm friends, and when Miranda falls in love with a young Parisian, Kay helps her keep the relationship secret. But Konstantin learns of the affair and promptly dismisses Kay, leaving her penniless and stranded in Nazi Berlin. By chance she meets Tom Blacklock, who pays for her ticket home, and is destined to play an important part in her life. As for Miranda, she makes a decision that will put her in the path of disaster. With the outbreak of war come death and destruction and, for both women, consuming passion, along with the fear of losing all that they hold dear. After Hitler's defeat, there are new dangers - and opportunities to find love where least expected.

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