An English June in the Roman Wall countryside; the ruin of a beautiful old house standing cheek-by-jowl with the solid, sunlit prosperity of the manor farm - a lovely place, and a rich inheritance for one of the two remaining Winslow heirs. There had been a third, but Annabel Winslow had died four years ago - so when a young woman calling herself Annabel Winslow comes 'home' to Whitescar, Con Winslow and his half-sister Lisa must find out whether she really is who she says she is.I turned, with a sharp little movement, and thrust open the casement beside me. The bee ... I latched the window quietly behind it, then turned and knocked at the door. Matthew ... He lay, not on the bed, but on a broad, old-fashioned sofa near the window. The big bed ... There was a pause of complete stillness, in which the buzzing of the bees among the pink roses sounded as loud as a flight of aircraft.
|Title||:||The Ivy Tree|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-04-28|