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The Dandelion Years

by Erica James

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Relationship Stories

The Dandelion Years Synopsis

'Someone had made a perfect job of creating a place in which to hide a notebook ...there was no address, only a date: September 1943 ...' Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling cottage on the edge of a Suffolk village, it provided 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 broken and battered books, daydreaming about the people who had once turned their pages. When she discovers a hidden notebook - and realises 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.

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The Dandelion Years Press Reviews

'One to curl up with and enjoy.' WOMAN & HOME

'This is a gentle, well-written read, stuffed full of engaging characters you'll root for from the start' DAILY MAIL

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ISBN: 9781409146131
Publication date: 18/06/2015
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409146131
Publication date: 18th June 2015
Author: Erica James
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Erica James

With an insatiable appetite for other people's business, Erica James will readily strike up conversation with strangers in the hope of unearthing a useful gem for her writing. She finds it the best way to write authentic characters for her novels, although her two grown-up sons claim they will never recover from a childhood spent in a perpetual state of embarrassment at their mother's compulsion. The author of many bestselling novels, including Gardens of Delight which won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award, and her recent Sunday Times top ten bestseller, Promises, Promises. Erica now divides her time between ...

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