The Beekeeper's Daughter

The Beekeeper's Daughter

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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"Description: England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and her future - that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father's duties. But there is another man who she just can't shake from her thoughts . . . Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love with an unsuitable boy. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might be going somewhere. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Thinking Trixie is surely abandoned, Grace tries to reach out to her daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother's advice and comfort, sure Jasper's love for her was real. There must be something Jasper isn't telling her . . . Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they are longing for they must confront the secrets of the past, and unravel the lies told long ago"--
"From the #1 internationally bestselling author, her first book set in America, the story of a mother and daughter searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they are longing for they must confront the past, and unravel the lies told long ago. England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquess and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and what the future holds--that is until her father dies. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father's duties. But there is another man who she just can't shake from her thoughts... Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love with an unsuitable young man. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might hit it big. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Grace thinks that Trixie is surely abandoned and tries to support her daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother's advice and comfort. She is confident that Jasper's love for her was real... Set on a fictional island off the coast of Massachusetts with charming architecture, beautiful landscape, and quirky islanders, The Beekeeper's Daughter is "a multigenerational banquet of love...one of the most engrossing reads of my year" (Elin Hilderbrand)"--
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781471139130
Characteristics: text file,rda
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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aecranesmith
Sep 17, 2016

A lovely book as all of hers are.

qski Apr 04, 2016

Great book , interesting characters and I even learned about the life of bees!

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ginib
May 09, 2015

A pleasant read..somewhat predictable but just the antidote one needs for a rainy afternoon.

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H18423868
Oct 05, 2014

Fantastic story. Loved it

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jazpur
Aug 13, 2014

Santa Montefiori has done it again. Being a Beekeeper's daughter of that generation, I had to read this title. Delightful. Well researched. Charming. She knows her people.

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