The Lavender Garden by Lucinda Riley Book Recommendation

 

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An aristocratic French family, a legendary chteau, and buried secrets with the power to destroy two generations torn between duty and desire.La Cte dAzur, 1998: In the sun-dappled south of France, Emilie de la Martinires, the last of her gilded line, inherits her childhood home, a magnificent chteau and vineyard. With the property comes a mountain of debtand almost as many questions . . .

Paris, 1944: A bright, young British office clerk, Constance Carruthers, is sent undercover to Paris to be part of Churchills Special Operations Executive during the climax of the Nazi occupation. Separated from her contacts in the Resistance, she soon stumbles into the heart of a prominent family who regularly entertain elite members of the German military even as they plot to liberate France. But in a city rife with collaborators and rebels, Constances most difficult decision may be determining whom to trust with her heart.

As Emilie discovers what really happened to her family during the war and finds a connection to Constance much closer than she suspects, the chteau itself may provide the clues that unlock the mysteries of her past, present, and future. Here is a dazzling novel of intrigue and passion from one of the worlds most beloved storytellers.

Paperback, 416 pages
Published June 11th 2013 by Atria Books (first published August 1st 2012)
ISBN
1476703558 (ISBN13: 9781476703558)
edition language
English
Book Recommendation Only, Not A Review By Me
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