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The overseas bestselling writer of someplace in France returns along with her sweeping moment novel—a story of sophistication, love, and freedom—in which a tender girl needs to locate her position in an international perpetually changed.
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Edward Neville-Ashford, her former service provider and the brother of Charlotte’s dearest pal, is now the recent Earl of Cumberland—and a shadow of the guy he as soon as was once. but lower than his conflict wounds and haunted eyes Charlotte sees glimpses of the fascinating boy who some time past claimed her silly middle. She desires to support him, yet dare she danger her destiny for a guy who can by no means be hers?
As Britain seethes with unrest and post-war euphoria flattens into sour sadness, Charlotte needs to confront long-held insecurities to discover her real voice . . . and the braveness to come to a decision if the lifestyles she has created is the only she actually wants.
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