Fall in love with beloved bestselling author Santa Montefiore's epic tale of romance, secrets, family and friendship.
It is 1925 and the war is long over. But much has been lost and life will never truly be the same again.
Castle Deverill, cherished home to the Deverill family in the west of Ireland for hundreds of years, has burned to the ground. But young and flighty Celia Deverill is determined to restore the sad ruin to its former glory. Celia married well and has the wealth to keep it in the family... and she cannot bear to see her beloved home stand neglected.
But dark shadows are gathering once more, as the financial markets start to shake. And everything that felt so certain is thrown once again into doubt.
The second novel in the beloved Deverill Chronicles, perfect for everyone who loves Jojo Moyes, Rosamund Pilcher and Victoria Hislop.
‘Lush, vivid storytelling’ (Sarra Manning Red magazine, on Daughters of Castle Deverill)
‘This is Santa Montefiore at her best –overflowing with deliciously poignant moments. If you love a heartfelt, epic trilogy this is for you. I loved it and can’t wait for more’ (Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tea Planter's Wife, on Songs of Love and War)
‘Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart’ (Jojo Moyes)
‘I raced through this feel-good romantic story, which spans continents and decades’ (Fanny Blake Woman & Home on The Beekeeper's Daughter)
‘Santa Montefiore is the new Rosamunde Pilcher’ (Daily Mail)
‘A superb storyteller of love and death in romantic places in fascinating times’ (Vogue)
‘A gripping romance . . . it is as believable as the writing is beautiful’ (Daily Telegraph)
‘Anyone who likes Joanne Harris or Mary Wesley will love Montefiore’ (Mail on Sunday)