Summary

Summer 1939: After touring an unsettled Europe to promote her latest book, Romily Temple returns home to Island House and the love of her life, Jack Devereux. But when Jack falls ill, his estranged family are called to his bedside.
With war now declared, each member of the family is reluctantly forced to accept their new stepmother and confront their own shortcomings. But can Romily cope with the life that has been so unexpectedly thrust upon her?
©2018 Erica James (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd
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Critic reviews

"Written with tenderness and genuine affection...a stunning story to savour from first page to last." ( Lancashire Evening Post on Song of the Skylark)
"Absorbing and uplifting." ( My Weekly on Song of the Skylark)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Rosemary Gardner on 02-04-18

Always a good story teller

In the past I've always enjoyed Erica James novels and read the lot till a few years ago. This is my first catch up with her novels in some time and the first in audio. I do hope there are more I've missed in the meantime. Jenny Funnel is an excellent narrator. Erica James stories have a good bit more substance than a lot of her contemporaries of the same genre. The heroines are not silly airheads who are always getting into stupid situations that need a man to validate them. Give Erica James a try if you want a good read or listen.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Susan on 11-02-18

Praise for Erica James

Another brilliant book with wonderful characters., couldn't stop listening to it. I absolutely would recommend this book. Erica James just gets better and better.

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