The Peacock Summer
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A compelling story of hidden secrets and forbidden love, from the bestselling author of The Secrets of the Tides ‘Completely captivating’ Kate Riordan
‘Atmospheric and moving’ Katherine Webb
Hidden deep in the dusty wing of an old manor house stands a locked room, forgotten by all – except one. Sixty years ago Lillian Oberon was mistress of Cloudesley, until one glittering summer, when a doomed love affair changed her life forever.
Now frail and muddled, Lillian is the sole guardian of Cloudesley, and of its dark secrets. Only when Maggie, her devoted granddaughter, returns to nurse her – and her own heartbreak – do the walls of the past begin to crumble, threatening to bring the tragic consequences of that summer to light…
Can Maggie unlock her family’s tangled history, before all she holds dear is lost forever?
Reviews for The Peacock Summer’A juicy mix of secrets and betrayals make The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell a perfect holiday read.’ Good Housekeeping
‘A heartwarming, compassionate story’ PRIMA
‘A beautiful and compelling story of forbidden love, grief and guilt…’ Liz Fenwick
‘A wonderfully atmospheric novel that skilfully weaves together past and present’ REDONLINE
‘Wonderfully written, a visual treat, compelling and full of excellent characters – highly recommended’ Cesca Major, author of The Silent Hours
‘Secrets, passion, sadness and sacrifice, more secrets… Wonderful book!’ Susan Elliot Wright, author of The Things We Never Said
A gorgeous, gorgeous book * Cressida McLaughlin * Secrets, passion, sadness and sacrifice, more secrets... Wonderful book! * Susan Elliot Wright, author of The Things We Never Said * Wonderfully written, a visual treat, compelling and full of excellent characters - highly recommended * Cesca Major, author of The Silent Hours and The Last Night * A beautiful and compelling story of forbidden love, grief and guilt... * Liz Fenwick *
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