Gardens Of Delight

Gardens Of Delight

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The Gardens of Delight brochure promises the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful and enchanting gardens in the Lake Como area of Italy. For Lucy Gray, assistant manager at Meadowlands Garden Centre, the chance to go to Italy offers more than just gardens. Lake Como is where her father lives, and the last time she saw him was when she was just a teenager. Recently married Helen Madison-Tyler and her wealthy husband have just moved into the Old Rectory. With her husband spending so much time away from home, Helen throws herself into caring for the garden that was the pride and joy of its previous owner, a renowned gardening expert, Alice Wykeham. But Helen needs help, and friends, and so decides to take the plunge and join the local Garden Club.Conrad Truman isn't the least bit interested in gardening. Widowed for five years, his life revolves around work and humouring Mac, his curmudgeonly elderly uncle who lives with him, and who has expressed a desire to go on the Gardens of Delight tour. But only if Conrad will accompany him. Reluctantly, Conrad agrees. 'Anything for a peaceful life,' he concedes.But a peaceful life is the last thing any of them are in for...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 146 x 218 x 40mm | 639.58g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752856391
  • 9780752856391

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Erica James' speciality is showing what follows when extraordinary things happen to ordinary people and this latest novel is no exception. James is a skilful writer possessing great sympathy and humour and this moving tale will not disappoint. * GOOD BOOK GUIDE, 1 November * Erica James has established herself as one of the doyennes of romantic fiction. * BELFAST TELEGRAPH, 15 October *show more

About Erica James

Erica James grew up in Hampshire and has since lived in Oxford, Yorkshire and Belgium. She now lives in Cheshire with her two sons. She is the author of ten bestselling novels, and has been shortlisted four times for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award.show more

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