The Land of Summer

The Land of Summer

by Charlotte Bingham

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The Land of Summer by Charlotte Bingham

Emmaline has always understood from her mother that as the eldest of four daughters she must marry, but it seems that no proposals are going to come her way. Until, at a crowded ball, Julius makes his way to her side and waltzes her off. The next morning he makes it plain that he wants to marry her, and will marry her no matter what. So it is that Emmaline finds herself on the way to England from America to meet her husband to be, her hopes as high as they have ever been.

What greets her when she arrives in the strange house, full of odd guests and eccentric servants, is far from being the glorious place that Julius has promised her. Indeed as the days go by, her life as Julius's fiancée becomes more and more unhappy, just as Julius himself seems to have changed beyond belief, Emmaline cannot see any future to their relationship, and that is before his past, and the history of his house gradually make themselves plain to her.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553819809
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date: 03/24/2009
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 4.15(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Charlotte Bingham wrote her autobiography, Coronet Among the Weeds, at nineteen. Her novels and acclaimed bestsellers include: Summertime, The Season, The Blue Note, The Love Knot, The Kissing Garden, Love Song, The Business, In Sunshine or in Shadow, Stardust, Nanny, Change of Heart, which won the 1994 Romantic Novel of the Year Award, Debutantes, The Nightingale Sings, Grand Affair, The Chestnut Tree, The Wind Off the Sea and The Moon at Midnight, Daughters of Eden and The House of Flowers.

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