The Inheritance: Gripping dual-time family drama featuring Victor Hugo The Guernsey Novels Book 7

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Sarnia Presss #ad - The author uses the first person narrative and shifts the story from the past to the present, a literary technique that reinforces the suspense as the reader moves from one timeline and from one point of view to another. I enjoyed every bit of this story. Readers favorite Review 5* Awarded Silver Medal. Their meeting changes her life and she becomes his copyist, forming a strong friendship with both Hugo and his mistress, Juliette Drouet.

2012 dr tess le prevost, guernsey-born but living in England, is shocked to inherit her Great-Aunt’s house on the island. A gorgeously intriguing story”how close were Victor Hugo and his copyist?1862 Young widow Eugénie faces an uncertain future in Guernsey. The inheritance is deftly plotted and it features characters that are real and compelling.

The Inheritance: Gripping dual-time family drama featuring Victor Hugo The Guernsey Novels Book 7 #ad - Margaret james, author of ‘The Final Reckoning’. This is a suspenseful story that is intelligently plotted and beautifully told. A further tragedy brings her to the attention of Monsieur Victor Hugo, living in exile on the island only yards away from Eugénie’s home. I completely identified with contemporary heroine Tess and Victorian heroine Eugénie, who both became real for me.

I was sorry to part company with them both”. The prose is beautiful and it is filled with wonderful descriptions.

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Dangerous Waters: Contemporary Romantic Mystery The Guernsey Novels Book 1

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Sarnia Press #ad - It's delivered with a light touch but gives the book real depth. Can she really go through it again and survive?She is lucky to be alive … at sixteen Jeanne was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy. An atmospheric and tantalising read. Elizabeth bailey, author of The Gilded Shroud.

I've never been to guernsey but I'm determined to go now that I've read this book. But the cottage holds a secret, dating back to World War II and the German Occupation, and Jeanne becomes drawn into discovering more. Bookbag. Co. Ukdangerous waters by anne allen is perfect for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and Coastliners by Joanne Harris.

It's a book you can settle into and really enjoy, but it's a lot more than chick-lit. There's an intriguing mystery, a finish which had me reading into the early hours of the morning and an insight into what I think of as the back-end of the publishing industry the bit that the reader never sees or even knows exists.

Dangerous Waters: Contemporary Romantic Mystery The Guernsey Novels Book 1 #ad - Then, soon after her arrival, a chance meeting with an old teenage crush leads her to thoughts of love. Jeanne is forced to face her demons, reliving the tragedy as her lost memory returns. When the truth is finally revealed, her life is endangered for the second time…Reviews"The island of Guernsey is so vividly evoked, one feels as if one is walking its byways.

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Echoes of Time: Unputdownable emotional WWII story The Guernsey Novels Book 5

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Sarnia Press #ad - If you enjoy a good thriller, this is for you. I’m very fond of books which open with a ‘BANG!' and not with endless paragraphs of flowery prose. Her life changes when she meets Wolfgang, a German officer-however there’s a price to pay. A stunningly good read. A ‘wishing shelf’ book review"for the last three days, I have been thoroughly immersed in Echoes of Time, a family saga set in Guernsey.

There is, nothing better than a novel written by an author who knows how to balance setting, I think, speech and plot. So, what did i like? well, albeit very short, the opening chapter, is a real ‘grabber’. Disturbing dreams, disembodied voices and uncanny visions from the past. Let me begin by saying how gripping this story is.

Echoes of Time: Unputdownable emotional WWII story The Guernsey Novels Book 5 #ad - Well, trust me, this opens big, hooking the reader in…I also very much enjoyed the pacing of this novel. So, although it is a family saga of sorts it is also very much a thriller and a mystery, and the style of writing reflects that. So, would i recommend this book? Yes, absolutely. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla.

. Anne allen lovingly depicts the place and people of Guernsey and seamlessly combines the past and present, telling almost parallel stories that come to a joint resolution.

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Guernsey Retreat: An Intriguing story of love and secrets The Guernsey Novels Book 3

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Sarnia Press #ad - She doesn't fall into the obvious trap of creating unhappiness within the families: both Malcolm and Louisa loved their mothers dearly and grew to be strong people themselves. Many years later he arrives in India, and from here he is led back to Guernsey to open a health centre at La Folie. Her search takes her from England to Guernsey.

. Malcolm's journey is more complicated: conceived in Guernsey, his bereaved mother emigrates with him to Canada. Both in tragic circumstances that lead, when they meet, to surprising revelations from the past. Louisa needs to find the father she has never known, to warn him of possible danger - for them both.

Guernsey Retreat: An Intriguing story of love and secrets The Guernsey Novels Book 3 #ad - Louisa has always known that she had a father, but Malcolm knew nothing of the existence of Louisa until he was confronted by her. A young woman loses her mother. Allen has a subtle insight into the dynamics of dysfunctional families - the ones with quirks in their history - and the independent people they give birth to.

The hint that their upbringing has left its mark is shown by the fact that Malcolm has never married - and Louisa finds it difficult to believe that the man who has stolen her heart - the manager of Malcolm's health spa - could reciprocate her feelings. Murder, mystery, and romance – it’s got it all.

The third in the guernsey novels series, likely to appeal to fans of the best-selling book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Two violent deaths.

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The Family Divided: An atmospheric, romantic story echoing back to WWII The Guernsey Novels Book 4

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Sarnia Press #ad - Andy yearns to clear Edmund’s name and restore his father to his rightful inheritance. Andy is introduced to charlotte Townsend, newly divorced, lonely and struggling with writer’s block and the consuming threat of impending loss. They meet when she returns for healing at Guernsey's natural health centre, La Folie, and Charlotte becomes involved in Andy’s family history.

Together they embark on a hunt for the truth…reviEW"Love overcomes and a painful past is revealed in this poignant romance set on Guernsey" Gilli Allen, Author of Fly or Fall. Likely to appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. One family, divided by death – and money Andy Batiste, at loggerheads with his degenerate cousin, seeks to discover the truth of his family history.

The Family Divided: An atmospheric, romantic story echoing back to WWII The Guernsey Novels Book 4 #ad - The fourth of the guernsey Novels, covering both contemporary Guernsey and the time of the Occupation. Why was his pregnant grandmother forced to flee to france? what really happened to her husband during the German Occupation, of being an informer? Was he really a traitor – and who murdered him?With Edmund’s brother Harold now head of the family, the elder son and Batiste heir, sixty years ago? Who accused Edmund, enjoying the wealth which ought to have come to Andy’s father, the family is forever divided.

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Finding Mother: A heart-warming tale of family relationships and love The Guernsey Novels Book 2

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Sarnia Press #ad - I felt nicely grounded! in much the same way that Allen wormed Jeanne into my heart, I really found that I cared for Nicole and willing her on to make the right decisions and a success of her life. Three generations. Will she be judged for her relationship with the child's father and for the fact that she made no attempt to bring the child up herself? There's an added complication here in that Nicole will also find out about her birth father - giving her more parents than any girl should decently want! It's neatly, elegantly done and the story is a real page-turner.

The bookbag ****the guernsey novels will appeal to lovers of the works of Joanna Trollope, Maeve Binchy, and the best-selling book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. One going back as far as the Second World War. Sacrifices for love…who is she really? Nicole is about to find out as she searches for her real mother; the woman who gave her away at birth.

Finding Mother: A heart-warming tale of family relationships and love The Guernsey Novels Book 2 #ad - Two women are forced to reveal long-buried secrets. With her marriage in tatters, she sets out from England: travelling to Spain, Jersey and Guernsey before the extraordinary story of her real family is finally revealed. Nicole becomes an unwitting catalyst for change in that family. It will appeal to fans of the best-selling novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

Three women. The men don't come off the page quite as well, but that's a minor quibble.

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The Betrayal: Absolutely riveting dual-time story The Guernsey Novels Book 6

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Sarnia Press #ad - I am happy to recommend this story, all of them, in fact, to anybody who enjoys a well-plotted mystery populated with convincing and always credible characters. A ‘wishing shelf’ book reviewthe guernsey novels will appeal to lovers of the works of Joanna Trollope, Maeve Binchy, and the best-selling book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

Refusing to accept the verdict, a distraught Fiona employs a detective to help her discover the truth…Searching for the rightful owner of the painting brings Fiona close to someone who opens a chink in her broken heart. The island is still lovingly described, but the underlying mystery is so prominent in this story; in fact, the characters just as interesting and well developed, in parts, it is almost a thriller.

The Betrayal: Absolutely riveting dual-time story The Guernsey Novels Book 6 #ad - Days later, fiona finds Nigel dead, an apparent suicide. Leo, is betrayed to the germans and is sent to a concentration camp, of Jewish descent, never to return.1945. An absolutely riveting read” book six of the guernsey novels is another dual-time story set during the German Occupation and present-day Guernsey and is likely to appeal particularly to fans of the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

Treachery and theft lead to death – and love1940 Days later they invade…1942. Nigel and his twin fiona, buy a long-established antique shop in Guernsey and during a refit, find a hidden stash of paintings, including what appears to be a Renoir.

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The Guernsey Novels :Books 1-3: Charming stories of drama, love and mystery set on beautiful Guernsey

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Sarnia Press #ad - An atmospheric and tantalising read. Elizabeth bailey, author of The Gilded Shroud. A sensitive, finding mother is a dazzle of a book, lovely gardens and more, identity, second chances at love… With romance, heartfelt novel about family relationships, boat trips, weddings, adoption, a perfect holiday read.

Lindsay townsend, author of The Snow Bride. Many years later he arrives in India, and from here he is led back to Guernsey to open a health centre at La Folie. But the cottage holds a secret, dating back to World War II and the German Occupation, and Jeanne becomes drawn into discovering more. Louisa needs to find the father she has never known, to warn him of possible danger - for them both.

The Guernsey Novels :Books 1-3: Charming stories of drama, love and mystery set on beautiful Guernsey #ad - Three generations. Then, soon after her arrival, a chance meeting with an old teenage crush leads her to thoughts of love. Jeanne is forced to face her demons, reliving the tragedy as her lost memory returns. When the truth is finally revealed, her life is endangered for the second time…FINDING MOTHER -Three women.

Now, fifteen years later, Jeanne returns reluctantly to the island of Guernsey following the death of her beloved grandmother. Two women are forced to reveal long-buried secrets. Can she really go through it again and survive?She is lucky to be alive … at sixteen Jeanne was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy.

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The Guernsey Novels: Books 4-6: Gripping tales of mystery, drama and love with links to the past The Guernsey Novels Box Set Book 2

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Sarnia Press #ad - They meet when she returns for healing at Guernsey's natural health centre, La Folie, and Charlotte becomes involved in Andy’s family history. Together they embark on a hunt for the truth…echoes of timewinner of the diamond book award 2017 the fifth of the guernsey Novels, Echoes of Time is a dual-time story set in the German Occupation and present-day Guernsey and is likely to appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years…1940 Teresa bichard and her baby are sent by her beloved husband, Leo, to England as the Germans draw closer to Guernsey. Why was his pregnant grandmother forced to flee to france? what really happened to her husband during the German Occupation, the elder son and Batiste heir, enjoying the wealth which ought to have come to Andy’s father, of being an informer? Was he really a traitor – and who murdered him?With Edmund’s brother Harold now head of the family, sixty years ago? Who accused Edmund, the family is forever divided.

The Guernsey Novels: Books 4-6: Gripping tales of mystery, drama and love with links to the past The Guernsey Novels Box Set Book 2 #ad - Disturbing dreams, disembodied voices and uncanny visions from the past. Her books also offer a strong historical element, most often World War Two when the Germans invaded the island. Days later they invade…1942. 2010 Nigel and his twin fiona, buy a long-established antique shop in Guernsey and during a refit, find a hidden stash of paintings, including what appears to be a Renoir.

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The Occupation: Loyalties are pushed to the limits in this powerful wartime saga

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Sapere Books #ad - A page-turning historical saga that will pull at your heartstrings! For fans of Freda Lightfoot, Pam Jenoff, Sebastian Faulks and Kate Atkinson. One woman’s secret war against the Nazis. But when things go wrong, and his Nazi masters discover his true allegiance, he finds he has the whole of the German Army on his tail.

How far will céline go for her best friend? will fred make his way home to her? or will their lives be changed forever by the brutality of war?THE OCCUPATION is a moving war & military saga following the separate stories of a young man and woman through the years of the Second World War as they fight to survive.

The Occupation: Loyalties are pushed to the limits in this powerful wartime saga #ad - Horrified by nazi acts of atrocity and torture, he soon becomes a double agent for the French Resistance. One man’s war against himself…1940, who is married to a German, JerseyWhen Nazi forces occupy Jersey in the English Channel Islands, Céline Huber, must decide where her loyalty lies. Love for her island, and fear for her Jewish friend Rachel, soon propel her into a dangerous double life.

Meanwhile, céline’s husband Fred is conscripted into the Wehrmacht in occupied France.

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Meadowlands

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Severn House #ad - Over the following months, the barsham family’s comfortable, as the male estate workers head for the front and the maids disappear to work in the newly opened munitions factory, aristocratic lifestyle is set to change forever. They will encounter hardship, heartache—and unexpected love—in a saga filled with “compelling characters, danger, and wonderfully sharp attention to detail” Booklist, interesting historical facts, realistic situations, starred review.

Meanwhile, millie’s sister finds fulfilment in helping the local wives and children left destitute while their husbands are away fighting. Determined to do his bit for king and country, Polly, leaving Lady Adelaide’s maid, James Barsham enlists as an officer and heads for Flanders, devastated. During the course of the war, as devastating losses mount, the strength of character of the four Barsham siblings will be tested as never before.

Meadowlands #ad - To lady adelaide’s dismay, Millie, her younger daughter, learns to drive an ambulance: a most unladylike skill. August, mp, 1914: the silver wedding celebrations of Sir George Barsham, Lady Adelaide, and his wife, have been overshadowed by the declaration of war with Germany. Fans of downton abbey and upstairs, downstairs will be captivated” by this novel of an aristocratic family at the dawn of the First World War Booklist, starred review.

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