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The Scarlet Nightingale The thrilling wartime love story by national treasure Alan Titchmarsh

by Alan Titchmarsh

The Scarlet Nightingale The thrilling wartime love story by national treasure Alan Titchmarsh Synopsis

'It's just brilliant - full of poetry' Jilly CooperSet in wartime London and occupied France, this is a thrilling story of love, danger and sacrifice from bestselling novelist Alan Titchmarsh. It is the late 1930s when seventeen-year-old Rosamund Hanbury leaves behind the endless summers of her coastal Devonshire home for the fast pace of high society London. Under the expert guidance of her formidable aunt, the country mouse learns how to act like a lady, hosting dinner parties and rubbing shoulders with Britain's most influential. And when the enigmatic Harry Napier sweeps her off her feet at London's famous Cafe de Paris she could almost forget that Britain has declared war. But the Phoney War ends. Harry is posted, London reels from the first bombings of the Blitz and Rosamund suffers a devastating personal loss that leaves her all the more determined to do her bit for the war effort. Joining the Special Forces she is sent to work alongside the Resistance on a top secret mission in France. It is here that her courage and loyalty are truly put to the test. And where she learns that no one is what they seem: at home or abroad ...

The Scarlet Nightingale The thrilling wartime love story by national treasure Alan Titchmarsh Press Reviews

A pleasurable read which fans will lap up -- Daily Mail The story brims with intrigue. * Daily Express, Praise for THE HAUNTING * A perfect love story. * Katie Fforde, Praise for THE HAUNTING *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473658349
Publication date: 6th August 2019
Author: Alan Titchmarsh
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction,

About Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh is known to millions through his career as a television presenter of shows including Ground Force, Gardeners' World, Love Your Garden, the Chelsea Flower Show and The Alan Titchmarsh show . He has written more than forty gardening books, as well as eight best-selling novels and three volumes of memoir. He was made MBE in the millennium New Year Honours list and holds the Victoria Medal of Honour, the Royal Horticultural Society's highest award. He lives with his wife and a menagerie of animals in Hampshire where he gardens organically.

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