March 25, 2014
March 25, 2014
New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig "spins a web of lust, power and loss" (Kate Alcott) that is by turns epic and intimate, transporting and page-turning
As a lawyer in a large Manhattan firm, just shy of making partner, Clementine Evans has finally achieved almost everything she’s been working towards—but now she’s not sure it’s enough. Her long hours have led to a broken engagement and, suddenly single at thirty-four, she feels her messy life crumbling around her. But when the family gathers for her grandmother Addie’s ninety-ninth birthday, a relative lets slip hints about a long-buried family secret, leading Clemmie on a journey into the past that could change everything. . . .
What follows is a potent story that spans generations and continents, bringing an Out of Africa feel to a Downton Abbey cast of unforgettable characters. From the inner circles of WWI-era British society to the skyscrapers of Manhattan and the red-dirt hills of Kenya, the never-told secrets of a woman and a family unfurl.
LAUREN WILLIG is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Pink Carnation series and a RITA Award-winner for Best Regency Historical for The Mischief of Misteltoe. A graduate of Yale University, she has a graduate degree in English history from Harvard and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She lives in New York City, where she now writes full time
Author: Lauren Willig
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General, Literary Genres + Types of Novels
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Subgenre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General
- Language: English
- Release Date: March 25, 2014
- Online Item #: 14833755
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-4963
- ISBN: 9781250027863
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported