Description - The Lily and the Rose by Jackie French
The Great War is over, but is there truly peace? And what of Miss Lily? Can she ever return? 'Thestory is equal parts Downton Abbey and wartimeaction, with enough romance and intrigueto make it 100% not-put-down-able.' - AustralianWomen's Weekly on Miss Lily's Lovely LadiesSophieHiggs, heiress to an Australian cattle empire and graduate of the mysterious MissLily's 'school' of charm and intrigue, must find a way acrosswar-battered Europe to rescue her friend Hannelore, the Prinzessin VonArneburg, from Munich revolutionaries.But in thisnew world, nothing is clear, in politics or in love.Even asSophie carves out an empire larger than her father's, she is tornbetween her complex love for Nigel, the Earl ofShillings; the impossibilities of marriage with Dolphie, German aristocrat andpatriot, and the mysterious 'John' who camps on her Australianproperty to carve a cross for every man he sent to death in thetrenches.In this sequel to Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies Sophie draws us further into this intriguing and romantic story filled with unforgettablecharacters - from the Prince of Wales to the valiant armyof women who helped win a war and then were forgotten.
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(234mm x 153mm x mm)
HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
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