When Lucy Dean - eighteen, with no money - marries James Buchanan - a man of thirty-four with a great fortune -it is anything but a happy match. For James is hopelessly in love with his wife while Lucy - too young, too serious and too determined to sacrifice happiness to duty - doesn't know what love means. Then the Great War comes, and Lucy's heart wakens, with truly shattering results for them both.
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Audrey Howard was born in Liverpool in 1929. Before she began to write she had a variety of jobs, among them hairdresser, model, shop assistant, cleaner and civil servant. In 1981 she wrote the first of her novels when she was out of work and living in Australia. There are now more than twenty, and her fourth, The Juniper Bush, won the Boots Romantic Novel of the Year Award in 1988. She now divides her time between her childhood home, St Anne's on Sea, Lancashire, and a home in the Yorkshire Dales.Review:
'Among the dross that constitutes the Liverpool saga market for women, Howard's enjoyable 19th-century historical romance of crossed love shines out. Daily Mail, 3.1.97 Her thousands of fans recognise the artistry of a ture storyteller Lancashire Life Poignant and well-plotted, this is the book to curl up with to shut out troubles.' Woman's Realm on BEYOND THE SHINING WATER
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Book Description 1999-02-28., 1999. Book Condition: New. Hodder Paperbacks. New Ed. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 544pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1698716