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Publisher Description

Praise for Alex Brown:

‘Very lovely’ Jill Mansell.

‘Be whisked away in this sunny, heartwarming read’ Woman’s Own

‘I adored it’ Milly Johnson

Annie Lovell is keen to put the spark back into her life and when her elderly neighbour inherits an abandoned Parisian apartment she goes to Paris to discover more. Her curiosity takes an unexpected turn on discovering a bundle of secret diaries hidden within the walls, detailing the life of a young English woman, Beatrice Crawford, who volunteered in 1916 to nurse the soldiers in the fields of France.
 
Captivated by the romantic City of Light, Annie realises first appearances are not always as they seem. Following Beatrice’s journey from the Great War, through the Roaring Twenties and to a very different life in Nazi-occupied Paris, Annie must piece together the events from the past, if she is to fulfil the legacy that Beatrice left for her to find…

Reviews

Praise for Alex Brown:

‘A really lovely read' Sarah Morgan

‘Very lovely’ Jill Mansell.

‘An intriguing and heart-warming story you will love’ Katie Fforde

‘Warm and cosy’ Lucy Diamond

'Poignant and moving, the cleverly entwined stories kept me turning the pages.’ Trisha Ashley

‘Alex Brown at her very best – charming, witty, heartwarming and full of absorbing characters' Carmel Harrington

'A lovely, warm-hearted and compassionate tale’ LoveReading

‘This was genuinely one of the most special books I've read this year.’ Bookish Escapes

A lovely book to curl up and unwind with, as sweet and charming as home made apple pie’ Milly Johnson

'Warm, wonderful characters – a really lovely read.' Sarah Morgan

About the author

Alex Brown is the No.1 bestselling author of eleven books including the hugely popular Carrington’s series, The Great Christmas Knit Off, The Great Village Show, The Secret of Orchard Cottage and A Postcard from Italy. Her uplifting books are published worldwide and have been translated into seven languages. She lives by the sea in Kent with her husband, daughter and two very glossy black Labradors. Alex loves hearing from her readers and can be contacted via her website – www.alexbrownauthor.com or join her for chats on Facebook at www.facebook.com/alexandrabrownauthor and Twitter

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
AVAILABLE
2021
15 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperCollins
SELLER
HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited

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