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Frost in the Sun by Claire Lorrimer
  

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A daughter of a Spanish aristocrat is sent to a boarding school in England, becomes friendly with a quiet girl and embraced by her family. But this is the 1930s and danger and heartache resound across Europe. Headstrong and passionate, both girls get swept up in the Spanish Civil War in their own ways and still retain their friendship. This is grand stuff which, although first published in 1986, still feels fresh today.

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Synopsis

Frost in the Sun by Claire Lorrimer

Casilda Montero is the beautiful and hot-blooded daughter of a wealthy Spanish aristocrat. Sent from the family hacienda in Southern Spain to an English boarding school, she befriends Joscelin Howard, a shy, serious English girl. As both girls find themselves swept up in the dramatic events unfolding in 1930s Europe, this enduring friendship is the one constant in their lives. From the carefree glamour of London high society to the devastation of the battlefields in Spain, Casilda, Joscelin and their families are tragically linked by passion and bloodshed.

Reviews

A magnificent international historical saga * Bookseller * ' [A] wide ranging family saga...the setting is sheer glamour' * Evening Telegraph * A sizzling read...a wonderful sweeping saga that is exciting to the end * Woman's Realm * 'Passion in the bloody battlefields of the Spanish Civil War...a huge and powerful novel' * Evening Standard *


About the Author

Claire Lorrimer wrote her first book at the age of twelve, encouraged by her mother, the bestselling author Denise Robins. After the Second World War, during which Claire served on secret duties, she started her career as a romantic novelist under her maiden name, Patricia Robins. In 1970 she began writing her magnificent family sagas and thrillers under the name Claire Lorrimer. She is currently at work on her seventy-first book. Claire lives in Kent.

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Publication date

26th February 2015

Author

Claire Lorrimer

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Author's Website

www.clairelorrimer.co.uk/
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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
624 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781473613034

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