A SAGA OF A YOUNG GIRL'S STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL ON THE ISLAND OF JERSEY DURING THE NAZI SECOND WORLD WAR OCCUPATION. After the death of Rochelle Dubois's parents, she is adopted by their employer, Charles Laurient, and together she and Charles work to rear his treasured rare orchids. But when war breaks out, Rochelle is left to do her best for herself and her precious seedlings, for Charles is taken away by the Germans. The arrival of his son Laurie from America could be her salvation.... in truth, Pod and Senna, no one would have been allowed to descend those stairs without their immediate and probably noisy ... She turned at the foot of the stairs a and froze. ... She would never get up the stairs without disturbing him, there was a creak in every tread, just about. ... He did not look up as she softly entered, his eyes were fixed on something before him. ... in the drawingroom with the moonlight painting big white squares on the carpet and dust thick on the mantelpiece.
|Title||:||This Royal Breed|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-03-31|