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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781844080892

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 7th July 2016

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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‘She wrote exciting plots . . . a writer of fearless originality’ GUARDIAN

‘Fascinating historical romance, set in the period of England’s Civil Wars’ KIRKUS REVIEWS

‘One of the last century’s most original literary talents’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

On her eighteenth birthday, Honor Harris meets Sir Richard Grenvile: he is proud, reckless – and utterly captivating. They have a rare connection, and with her beauty and sharp wit, she intrigues him too. But days before their wedding, tragedy strikes and Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone.

Fifteen years later, war forces Honor to shelter with her sister at the Cornish estate of Menabilly. There, she meets Richard, who has risen through the ranks to become a general in the king’s army. With all of England in turmoil, Honor must draw on her courage to save Richard’s life and defend her country.

Virago Modern Classics