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  • af Dinah Jefferies
    205,95 kr.

    19-årige Gwen er netop blevet gift med en rig og charmerende enkemand. Hun glæder sig til at slutte sig til ham på hans teplantage og er fast besluttet på at blive den perfekte hustru og mor. Men den mand, der tager imod hende ved ankomsten, er ikke den samme, som hunforelskede sig i i London, og livet i Ceylon er på ingen måder, som Gwen forventede.Hendes mand er evigt optaget af sit arbejde, så Gwen har masser af tid til at udforske plantagen alene, og hun støder på spor fra fortiden –låste døre, en støvet kiste med en brudekjole og en afsides, tilgroet grav – som hendes mand nægter at tale med hende om.Alting begynder at se lysere ud, da Gwen bliver gravid. Men hun når ikke at nyde det ret længe, for på fødestuen bliver den nybagte mor stillet overfor et forfærdeligt valg, og hun beslutter sig for at skjulesandheden efter bedste evne. Men en hemmelighed af den her størrelse, kan ikke holdes skjult for evigt …

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 79,95 kr.

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    65,31 - 89,95 kr.

    NOW A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERFROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE TEA PLANTER'S WIFEDinah Jefferies' stunning new novel is a gripping, unforgettable tale of a woman torn between two worlds...1952, French Indochina. Since her mother's death, eighteen-year-old half-French, half-Vietnamese Nicole has been living in the shadow of her beautiful older sister, Sylvie. When Sylvie is handed control of the family silk business, Nicole is given an abandoned silk shop in the Vietnamese quarter of Hanoi. But the area is teeming with militant rebels who want to end French rule, by any means possible. For the first time, Nicole is awakened to the corruption of colonial rule - and her own family's involvement shocks her to the core...Tran, a notorious Vietnamese insurgent, seems to offer the perfect escape from her troubles, while Mark, a charming American trader, is the man she's always dreamed of. But who can she trust in this world where no one is what they seem? The Silk Merchant's Daughter is a captivating tale of dark secrets, sisterly rivalry and love against the odds, enchantingly set in colonial era Vietnam.

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 89,95 kr.

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERDinah Jefferies' unforgettable new novel, The Tea Planter's Wife is a haunting, tender portrait of a woman forced to choose between her duty as a wife and her instinct as a mother... Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper steps off a steamer in Ceylon full of optimism, eager to join her new husband. But the man who greets her at the tea plantation is not the same one she fell in love with in London.Distant and brooding, Laurence spends long days wrapped up in his work, leaving his young bride to explore the plantation alone. It's a place filled with clues to the past - locked doors, a yellowed wedding dress in a dusty trunk, an overgrown grave hidden in the grounds, far too small for an adult...Gwen soon falls pregnant and her husband is overjoyed, but she has little time to celebrate. In the delivery room the new mother is faced with a terrible choice, one she knows no one in her upper class set will understand - least of all Laurence. Forced to bury a secret at the heart of her marriage, Gwen is more isolated than ever. When the time comes, how will her husband ever understand what she has done?The Tea Planter's Wife is a story of guilt, betrayal and untold secrets vividly and entrancingly set in colonial era Ceylon.'Captivating, powerful and passionate' Deborah Rodriguez on The Separation 'A richly detailed story... as intimate as a kiss and as sharp as the blade of a knife' David Gilham on The Separation 'I simply didn't want to put it down. Vivid and atmospheric - you can smell the tropics, feel the drenching heat...' Isabel Wolff on The Separation

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    173,95 kr.

    1952, Fransk Indokina. Siden morens død har 18-årige Nicole levet i skyggen af sin smukke storesøster, Sylvie. Søstrene er halvt franske, halvt vietnamesiske. Deres far er silkehandler, og da han overlader familievirksomheden til storesøsteren, må Nicole nøjes med en forladt silkebutik i et af Hanois gamle vietnamesiske kvarterer.Området vrimler med militante oprørere, der ikke skyer nogen midler i deres kamp mod det franske styre. For første gang i sit ellers trygge liv bliver Nicole konfronteret med, hvad koloniherredømmet indebærer, og hvilke grusomheder også hendes egen familie har været involveret i.Krigen nærmer sig, og alle må vælge side. Men Nicole er ikke kun splittet mellem loyaliteten overfor familien og sin egen retfærdighedsfølelse, også kærligheden afkræver hende et umuligt valg.

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    101,95 - 147,95 kr.

  • - A heartbreaking new novel set in wartime Tuscany
    af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 94,95 kr.

  • - A Novel
    af Dinah Jefferies
    125,95 kr.

    A sweeping, breathtaking story of love and betrayal from the internationally bestselling author of The Tea Planter's WifeCeylon, 1935. Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot, a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more than anything: a child. While Louisa struggles with miscarriages, Elliot is increasingly absent, spending much of his time at a nearby cinnamon plantation, overlooking the Indian ocean. After his sudden death, Louisa is left alone to solve the mystery he left behind. Revisiting the plantation at Cinnamon Hills, she finds herself unexpectedly drawn towards the owner, Leo, a rugged outdoors man with a checkered past. The plantation casts a spell, but all is not as it seems. And when Elliot's shocking betrayal is revealed, Louisa has only Leo to turn to . . .

  • - The Enchanting Richard & Judy Book Club Pick 2018
    af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 89,95 kr.

    *A Richard & Judy Book Club Pick 2018**A Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller* A sweeping, breath-taking story of love and betrayal from the Number One Sunday Times bestselling author of The Tea Planter's WifeCeylon, 1935. Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot, a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more than anything: a child.While Louisa struggles with miscarriages, Elliot is increasingly absent, spending much of his time at a nearby cinnamon plantation, overlooking the Indian ocean. After his sudden death, Louisa is left alone to solve the mystery he left behind. Revisiting the plantation at Cinnamon Hills, she finds herself unexpectedly drawn towards the owner Leo, a rugged outdoors man with a chequered past. The plantation casts a spell, but all is not as it seems. And when Elliot's shocking betrayal is revealed, Louisa has only Leo to turn to...'A sweeping tale, beautifully written in a wonderful setting, heartrending yet ultimately uplifting. Gorgeous.' Katie Fforde'The sights, smells and atmosphere of Ceylon are beautifully depicted. This is Dinah Jefferies at her best' Lucinda Riley'Dinah Jefferies has a remarkable gift for conjuring up another time and place with lush descriptions, full of power and intensity' Kate Furnivall

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 89,95 kr.

    A romantic, heart-wrenching tale of love against the odds from the Number One Sunday Times bestselling author1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband's death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza's only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to an Indian princely state to photograph the royal family, she's determined to make a name for herself.But when Eliza arrives at the palace she meets Jay, the Prince's handsome, brooding brother. While Eliza awakens Jay to the poverty of his people, he awakens her to the injustices of British rule. Soon Jay and Eliza find they have more in common than they think. But their families - and society - think otherwise. Eventually they will have to make a choice between doing what's expected, or following their hearts. . .

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    53,77 - 89,95 kr.

    FROM THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE TEA PLANTER'S WIFE The Separation, Dinah Jefferies' stunning debut novel, is the heartbreaking tale of a family fractured by lies and one mother's love reaching across the distance of years and continents.A country at war with itself,a family divided and betrayed,a bond that can never be broken...Malaya, 1955. Lydia Cartwright returns from visiting a sick friend to an empty house. The servants are gone. The phone is dead. Where is her husband Alec? Her young daughters, Emma and Fleur? Fearful and desperate, she contacts the British District Officer and learns that Alec has been posted up country. But why didn't he wait? Why did he leave no message? Lydia's search takes her on a hazardous journey through war-torn jungle. Forced to turn to Jack Harding, a man she'd vowed to leave in her past, she sacrifices everything to be reunited with her family.And while carrying her own secrets, Lydia will soon face a devastating betrayal which may be more than she can bear . . .

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    167,95 kr.

    19-årige Gwen er netop blevet gift med en rig og charmerende enkemand. Hun glæder sig til at slutte sig til ham på hans teplantage og er fast besluttet på at blive den perfekte hustru og mor. Men den mand, der tager imod hende ved ankomsten, er ikke den samme, som hun forelskede sig i i London, og livet i Ceylon er på ingen måder, som Gwen forventede.Hendes mand er evigt optaget af sit arbejde, så Gwen har masser af tid til at udforske plantagen alene, og hun støder på spor fra fortiden – låste døre, en støvet kiste med en brudekjole og en afsides, tilgroet grav – som hendes mand nægter at tale med hende om.Alting begynder at se lysere ud, da Gwen bliver gravid. Men hun når ikke at nyde det ret længe, for på fødestuen bliver den nybagte mor stillet overfor et forfærdeligt valg, og hun beslutter sig for at skjule sandheden efter bedste evne. Men en hemmelighed af den her størrelse, kan ikke holdes skjult for evigt …

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    138,38 kr.

    *Bestselling author Dinah Jefferies' first three novels now together in one e-book*The SeparationMalaya, 1955. Lydia Cartwright returns from visiting a sick friend to an empty house. The servants are gone. The phone is dead. Where is her husband Alec? Her young daughters, Emma and Fleur? Lydia's search takes her on a hazardous journey through war-torn jungle. Forced to turn to Jack Harding, a man she'd vowed to leave in her past, she sacrifices everything to be reunited with her family.The Tea Planter's WifeNineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper steps off a steamer in Ceylon full of optimism, eager to join her new husband. But the man who greets her at the tea plantation is not the same one she fell in love with in London. Distant and brooding, Laurence spends long days wrapped up in his work, leaving his young bride to explore the plantation alone. It's a place filled with clues to the past - locked doors, a yellowed wedding dress in a dusty trunk, an overgrown grave hidden in the grounds, far too small for an adult...The Silk Merchant's Daughter1952, French Indochina. Since her mother's death, eighteen-year-old half-French, half-Vietnamese Nicole has been living in the shadow of her beautiful older sister, Sylvie. When Sylvie is handed control of the family silk business, Nicole is given an abandoned silk shop in the Vietnamese quarter of Hanoi, an area teeming with militant rebels. Tran, a notorious Vietnamese insurgent, seems to offer the perfect escape from her troubles, while Mark, a charming American trader, is the man she's always dreamed of. But who can she trust in this world where no one is what they seem?'Dinah Jefferies is a gifted writer and storyteller' Deborah Rodriguez 'Dinah Jefferies has a remarkable gift for conjuring up another time and place with lush descriptions, full of power and intensity' Kate Furnivall

  • af Dinah Jefferies
    139,95 kr.

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