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Publisher Description

A spellbinding novel about marriage, passion, loss, renewal, and the healing power of love from the number one bestselling author of Songs of Love and War.
Married couple, Miranda and David, move out of London into a beautiful country house with an idyllic garden. But reality turns out to be very different from their bucolic dream. Soon the latent unhappiness in the family begins to come to the surface, isolating each family member in a bubble of resentment and loneliness.
Then a mysterious Frenchman arrives on their doorstep. With the wisdom of nature, he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. But who is he? When Miranda discovers his secret in the cottage by the garden, the whole family learns that a garden, like love itself, can restore the human spirit, not just season after season, but generation after generation.
Wise and winsome, poignant and powerfully moving, The French Gardener combines the savvy of contemporary women's fiction with an old fashioned sensibility steeped in the importance of family and the magical power of love.

Fiction & Literature
November 21
Simon & Schuster UK

Customer Reviews

Michthedb ,

The French Gardener

My love for reading has been reawakened by this lovely story. I love reading a book when the characters remain with me & feel at a loss when I've finished it!!

Lou & Lu in Looe ,

The French Gardener

A truly magical book! Everyone needs their own Mr Frenchman! And if he gardens - parfait!

Abigail Noble ,


This book radiates both the reality and fantasy of what love has to offer! There is nothing better than finding a book that you cannot bring yourself to put aside.

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