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Last Year's Nightingale by Claire Lorrimer
  

Last Year's Nightingale

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First published in 1984 Hodder are bringing this lovely author’s work back for a new audience. Being historical novels they don’t date. Claire is a prolific and passionate writer who knows full well how to pull at your heartstrings. Here she has a foolish young woman throwing herself at an arrogant, no good nobleman and bearing an illegitimate son. Seems the cad actually wants the boy but our heroine refuses to give him up. This is really good fun.

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Last Year's Nightingale by Claire Lorrimer

A compelling historical tale of love and tragedy from bestselling romance author Claire Lorrimer. Clementine Foster is young, unbelievably innocent, and wildly in love with a man who doesn't even know of her existence. When, one golden summer night, she steps in front of his horse, he takes her with all the drunken arrogance of a young aristocrat used to having whatever he wants. The repercussions of that night are to create bonds of hate, love, and tragedy in both their lives. For the child that is born to Clementine ultimately appears to be the only legitimate heir to the Grayshot inheritance. And, according to the law of the times, she has no right to keep her child if Deveril, the child's father, wants him. Refusing to bear this dreadful injustice, Clementine resolves to fight to keep her son - whatever the cost.

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A gripping, vivid story, painstakingly researched...a stirring tale. * Bookseller * Unashamedly romantic, interesting and enjoyable. * Evening Telegraph * Matchless storytelling...a fine historical saga * Yorkshire Post *


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
560 pages

Categories

Sagas and Romance
Historical Fiction
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Historical romance

ISBN

9781473613027

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