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Gardens Of Delight: An uplifting and page-turning story from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Erica James

6 Reviews

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Italy, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Romance, Adult & contemporary romance, Gardening, Travel & holiday

A gorgeous, heart-warming tale set among the gardens of Italy from bestselling author of A SECRET GARDEN AFFAIR and PARADISE HOUSE

New edition of the Sunday Times bestseller - winner of the RNA Novel of the Year Award

'A captivating read: beautifully written and heartrendingly sad' Telegraph

The Gardens of Delight brochure promises the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful gardens in the Lake Como area of Italy. For Lucy, the chance to go to Italy offers more than just gardens. Lake Como is where her father lives, and the last time she saw him was when she was just a teenager.

Recently married Helen and her wealthy husband have just moved into the Old Rectory. With her husband spending so much time away from home, Helen throws herself into caring for the garden. But Helen needs help - and friends - and so decides to take the plunge and join the local Garden Club.

Conrad isn't the least bit interested in gardening. Widowed for five years, his life revolves around work and humouring Mac, his elderly uncle who lives with him, and who has expressed a desire to go on the Gardens of Delight tour. Reluctantly, Conrad agrees to accompany him. 'Anything for a peaceful life,' he concedes. But a peaceful life is the last thing any of them are in for...

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Praise for Gardens Of Delight: An uplifting and page-turning story from the Sunday Times bestselling author

  • Intense, compelling stuff - OK MAGAZINE

  • A brilliant read you'll find impossible to put down - BEST on A Sense of Belonging

  • A poignant story, written with humour and emotion - DAILY MAIL on Act of Faith

  • A genuinely heartwarming yet unsentimental tale - a perfect recipe for restoring, if only briefly, our damaged trust in humanity - SUNDAY EXPRESS on Precious Time

  • A skilful writer possessed of great sympathy and humour - GOOD BOOK GUIDE on Gardens of Delight

  • A great big romantic, emotional and involving read - WOMAN AND HOME on The Real Katie Lavender

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Erica James

Erica James is the number one international bestselling author of twenty-five novels, including the Sunday Times top ten bestsellers Summer at the Lake, Paradise House and Song of the Skylark. She has sold over five million books worldwide and her work has been translated into thirteen languages. Erica won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award for her novel Gardens of Delight, set in beautiful Lake Como, Italy, which has become a second home to her. Her authentic characters are thanks to her fondness for striking up conversation with complete strangers.

Chat to Erica online: www.ericajames.co.uk | Twitter: @TheEricaJames | Facebook: @EricaJamesAuthor | Instagram: @the_ericajames

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