The rose garden
|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 9 Libraries 9 of 9 copies|
NEW YORK TIMESAND USA TODAYBESTSELLER!
"I've loved every one of Susanna's books! She has bedrock research and a butterfly's delicate touch with characters--sure recipe for historical fiction that sucks you in and won't let go!"--DIANA GABALDON, #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Outlander
A riveting and romantic journey through time, The Rose Gardendrops a modern woman into the middle of a historical fiction novel when she's thrown back to 18th century Cornwall--only to find that might just be where she belongs.
After the death of her sister, Eva Ward leaves Hollywood and all its celebrities behind to return to the only place she feels she truly belongs, the old house on the coast of Cornwall, England. She's seeking comfort in memories of childhood summers, but what she finds is mysterious voices and hidden pathways that sweep her not only into the past, but also into the arms of a man who is not of her time.
Soon Eva discovers that the man, Daniel Butler, is very, very real and he draws her into a world of intrigue, treason, and love. Inside the old British house, begins to question her place in the present, she realizes she must decide where she really belongs: in the life she knows or the past she feels so drawn towards.
A brilliant escape that gives one woman the chance to time-travel and find her place in British history, The Rose Gardenpresents Susanna Kearsley's signature combination of romance and fascinating historical fiction at its very best.
Also by Susanna Kearsley:
The Winter Sea
A Desperate Fortune
Named of the Dragon
The Shadowy Horses
The Splendour Falls
Season of Storms
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Great Britain -- History -- George I, 1714-1727 -- Fiction.
Romantic suspense fiction.
|Publisher|| Naperville, Ill. :Sourcebooks Landmark,2011
Includes reading group guide.
441 pages ; 21 cm
|ISBN||9781402258589 (trade pbk.)
1402258585 (trade pbk.)