For fans of Downton Abbey and Atonement - Kate Williams follows her sweeping novel The Storms of War with a passionate, sweeping tale of 1920s London and Paris
In the aftermath of the Great War, the de Witt family are struggling to piece together the shattered fragments of their lives.
Rudolf and his wife Verena, still reeling from the loss of their second son, don't know how to function in the post-war world. Stoneythorpe Hall has become an empty shell with no servants to ensure its upkeep.
Celia, the de Witt's youngest daughter, is still desperate to spread her wings and see more of the world. To escape Stoneythorpe and the painful secrets that lie there, she moves to London and embraces life and love in the Roaring Twenties.
The second novel in the spellbinding De Witt trilogy, from bestselling author and historian Kate Williams
'A beautifully conjured family saga. Fans of Downton Abbey will love it' - Alison Weir
'Brilliant - a passionate and poignant story of a glittering family on the precipice of a vanished world. Spellbinding, gripping and beautiful - a must read' Lisa Hilton
'The terrific saga comes with a fascinating twist . . . Williams has a gift for showing how great movements in history affect the lives of people caught up in them' THE TIMES
'Rich in sumptuous detail and full of twists and turns' HEAT