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Before the storm

Before the storm

Lennox, Judith

Anewepic novel in the vein of THE HOUSE AT RIVERTONfrom bestselling author Judith Lennox. A gripping multi-generational family drama set in London and Cornwall, from 1908 until the 1950s.On an autumn day in 1909 wealthyyoungRichard Finborough catches sight of twenty-year-old Isabel Zeale at the harbour at Lynmouth in Devon. Her beautycaptivates him. Aware of shameful secrets in her past, Isabel has no intention of letting anyone into her life, but Richard'spersistence and ardour eventually win himher trust- and her hand in marriage. The decades pass and Isabel and Richard raise a family through the turbulent times of the First World War and the 1920s. As her children reach adulthood, Isabel is convinced her secret is safe - until an old acquaintance emerges from the shadows, turning her world upside down. To protect the happiness of those she loves most, Isabel must find the courage to confront what came before, and live with the consequences!

Hardback, Book, Reproduction. English. Historical fiction.
Published London: Headline Review, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: Judith Lennox
ISBN: 0755331338, 9780755331338
Note: Hardback.
Biography: Judith Lennoxbegan writing in themid-eighties.Her novels A STEP IN THE DARK and THE WINTER HOUSEwere both shortlisted for the RNA Award.
Physical Description: 512 p.
Subject: Great Britain History George V, 1910-1936 Fiction.; Adoptees Fiction.; Great Britain Social conditions Fiction.; Birthmothers Fiction.