PDF The Summer Country Author Lauren Willig Ls17.eu The New York Times Bestselling Historical Novelist Delivers Her Biggest, Boldest, And Most Ambitious Novel Yet A Sweeping, Dramatic Victorian Epic Of Lost Love, Lies, Jealousy, And Rebellion Set In Colonial Barbados.1854 From Bristol To Barbados Emily Dawson Has Always Been The Poor Cousin In A Prosperous Merchant Clan Merely A Vicar S Daughter, And A Reform Minded Vicar S Daughter, At That Everyone Knows That The Family S Lucrative Shipping Business Will Go To Her Cousin, Adam, One Day But When Her Grandfather Dies, Emily Receives An Unexpected Inheiritance Peverills, A Sugar Plantation In Barbados A Plantation Her Grandfather Never Told Anyone He Owned.When Emily Accompanies Her Cousin And His New Wife To Barbados, She Finds Peverills A Burnt Out Shell, Reduced To Ruins In 1816, When A Rising Of Enslaved People Sent The Island Up In Flames Rumors Swirl Around The Derelict Plantation People Whisper Of Ghosts.Why Would Her Practical Minded Grandfather Leave Her A Property In Ruins Why Are The Neighboring Plantation Owners, The Davenants, So Eager To Acquire Peverills So Eager That They Invite Emily And Her Cousins To Stay With Them Indefinitely Emily Finds Herself Bewitched By The Beauty Of The Island Even As She S Drawn Into The Personalities And Politics Of Forty Years Before A Tangled History Of Clandestine Love, Heartbreaking Betrayal, And A Bold Bid For Freedom.When Family Secrets Begin To Unravel And The Harsh Truth Of History Becomes And Plain, Emily Must Challenge Everything She Thought She Knew About Her Family, Their Legacy And Herself.
Lauren Willig is the New York Times bestselling author of nineteen works of historical fiction Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages, awarded the RITA, Booksellers Best and Golden Leaf awards, and chosen for the American Library Association s annual list of the best genre fiction After graduating from Yale University, she embarked on a PhD in History at Harvard before leavin
- 480 pages
- The Summer Country
- Lauren Willig
- 17 February 2018 Lauren Willig