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The Bourbon Kings (by J. R. Ward)

Piatkus (28 Jul, 2015)

For generations, the Bradford family has worn the mantle of kings of the bourbon capital of the world. Their sustained wealth has afforded them prestige and privilege - as well as a hard-won division of class on their sprawling estate, Easterly. Upstairs, a dynasty that by all appearances plays by the rules of good fortune and good taste. Downstairs, the staff who work tirelessly to maintain the impeccable ...

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All Change (Cazalet Chronicles) (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan (27 Mar, 2014)

It is the 1950s and as the Duchy, the Cazalets’ beloved matriarch, dies, she takes with her the last remnants of a disappearing world – of houses with servants, of class and tradition – in which the Cazalets have thrived. Louise, now divorced, becomes entangled in a painful affair; while Polly and Clary must balance marriage and motherhood with their own ideas and ambitions. Hugh and Edward, now ...

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Confusion: Cazalet Chronicles Book 3 (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan (07 Nov, 2013)

London and Sussex, 1942. The English family in turmoil . . . The long, dark days of struggle provide the poignant background to the third book of the Cazalet Chronicles. As the war enters its fourth year, chaos has become a way of life. Both in the still peaceful Sussex countryside, and in air-raid-threatened London, the divided Cazalets begin to find the battle for survival echoing the confusion in t ...

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Casting Off: Cazalet Chronicles Book 4 (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan (07 Nov, 2013)

The aftermath of war, and the slow dawning of a new era of freedom and opportunity, shape the destinies of the Cazalets in the final volume of this magnificent family saga. Polly, Clary and Louise, now grown up, are ready to discover the truth about the adult world. While Rupert, Hugh and Edward must make the choices that will decide their own – and the family’s – future. For the Cazalets, and a ...

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Marking Time: Cazalet Chronicles Book 2 (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan (07 Nov, 2013)

Home Place, Sussex, 1939. The English family at war . . . The sunlit days of childish games and familyn meals are over, as the shadows of war roll in to cloud the lives of one English family. At Home Place, the windows are blacked out and food is becoming scarce as a new generation of Cazalets takes up the story. Louise dreams of being a great actress, Clary is an aspiring writer, while Polly, is burd ...

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The Light Years: Cazalet Chronicles Book 1 (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan (07 Nov, 2013)

Home Place, Sussex, 1937. The English family at home . . . For two unforgettable summers they gathered together, safe from the advancing storm clouds of war. In the heart of the Sussex countryside these were still sunlit days of childish games, lavish family meals and picnics on the beach. Three generations of the Cazalet family. Their relatives, their children and their servants - and the fascinating ...

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Mystical Paths (by Susan Howatch)

Harper (04 Oct, 2010)

Reissue of the author's most famous and well-loved work, the Starbridge series, six self-contained yet interconnected novels that explore the history of the Church of England through the 20th century.

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The Silent Lady (by Catherine Cookson)

Corgi (01 Apr, 2002)

The woman who presented herself at the offices of the respectable firm of London solicitors was, the receptionist decided, clearly a vagrant who had been sleeping on the streets. The clothes that hung on her frail body were filthy, and she seemed unable to speak. When she asked to see the firm's senior partner, Alexander Armstrong, she was at first shown the door - but when Mr Armstrong learned the name of ...

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Long Summer Day (Horseman Riding By Trilogy: Volume 1) (by R. F. Delderfield)

Coronet (03 Aug, 1995)

R F Delderfield was born in South London in 1912. On leaving school he joined the Exmouth Chronicle newspaper as a junior reporter, where he went on to become Editor. From there he began to write stage plays and then became a highly successful novelist, renowned for brilliantly portraying slices of English life. With the publication of his first saga, A Horseman Riding By, he became one of Britain's most po ...

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Town House (Suffolk House Trilogy 1) (by Norah Lofts)

The History Press (02 Jan, 2009)

"The Town House" is the first in a trilogy of novels by Norah Lofts about the inhabitants of a country house in Suffolk from the late fourteenth century to the middle of the twentieth. It begins with the story of Martin Reed, a serf existing under the control of a universally accepted and supported hierarchy. His rebellion, in defence of the woman he loves, casts both of them into the unknown. Freed from hi ...

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The Dreaming Suburb (by R F Delderfield)

Hodder Paperbacks (06 Mar, 2008)

The Avenue story : the saga of a suburban avenue between the years 1919 and 1947 as told in 'The dreaming suburb' and 'The Avenue goes to war'.

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