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- The sweeping romantic mystery that will keep you gripped!
From the million-copySunday Timesbestseller comes a gripping story of family secrets, all-consuming love and the chaos of war.2011. When Lucy's troubled fatherTompasses away, she travels to Cornwall to visit his childhood home the once-beautiful Carlyon Manor. Before he died, Tom had been researching an uncle she never knew he had. Determined to find out why, Lucy tracks down Beatrice Ashton, a local woman who seems to know more than she lets on, and has an extraordinary story to tell . . .1935. Growing up in Cornwall, Beatrice plays with the children of Carlyon Manor especially pretty, blonde Angelina Wincanton. Then, one summer at the age of fifteen, she falls in love with a young visitor to the town: Rafe, whom she rescues from a storm-tossed sea. On the surface, her life seems idyllic. But the dark clouds of war are gathering, and nobody, not even the Wincantons, will be left untouched.A Gathering Storm is a powerful tale of courage and betrayal, spanning from Cornwall to London and Occupied France, in which friendship and love are tested, and the consequences span generations.Praise for Rachel Hores novels: Compelling, engrossing and movingSANTA MONTEFIORE Simply stunning . . . I savoured every moment' DINAH JEFFERIES A story that stirs the deepest emotionsWOMAN & HOME ';An emotive and thought-provoking read'ROSANNA LEY ';Hore tackles difficult subjects with a clever, light touch and a sunny positivity. Her women are brave and good and you desperately want them to win' DAILY MAIL ';An elegiac tale of wartime love and secrets'TELEGRAPH ';A tender and thoughtful taleSUNDAY MIRRORShow more
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