The Victory Garden

The Victory Garden From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart rending novel of a woman s love and sacrifice during the First World War As the Great War continues to take its toll
  • Title: The Victory Garden
  • Author: Rhys Bowen
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  • Page: 210
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Victory Garden
    From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart rending novel of a woman s love and sacrifice during the First World War.As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty one year old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do , and it is From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart rending novel of a woman s love and sacrifice during the First World War.As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty one year old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do , and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage.When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a land girl, tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate It s here that Emily discovers the long forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her herbal garden The journals inspire Emily, and in the wake of devastating news, they are her saving grace Emily s lover has not only died a hero but has left her terrified and with child Since no one knows that Emily was never married, she adopts the charade of a war widow.As Emily learns about the volatile power of healing with herbs, the found journals will bring her to the brink of disaster, but may open a path to her destiny Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 347 pages Expected publication February 12th 2019 by Lake Union Publishing More Details ASIN B07FDDPFPN Edition Language En
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  • Rhys Bowen

    I m a New York Times bestselling mystery author, winner of both Agatha and Anthony awards for my Molly Murphy mysteries, set in 1902 New York City.I have recently published two internationally bestselling WWII novels, one of them a 1 Kindle bestseller, the other selling almost half a million copies to date.I also write the Agatha winning Royal Spyness series, about the British royal family in th I m a New York Times bestselling mystery author, winner of both Agatha and Anthony awards for my Molly Murphy mysteries, set in 1902 New York City.I have recently published two internationally bestselling WWII novels, one of them a 1 Kindle bestseller, the other selling almost half a million copies to date.I also write the Agatha winning Royal Spyness series, about the British royal family in the 1930s It s lighter, sexier, funnier, wicked satire It was voted by readers as best mystery series one year I am also known for my Constable Evans books, set in North Wales, and for my award winning short stories I was born and raised in England but currently divide my time between California and Arizona where I go to escape from the harsh California wintersWhen I am not writing I love to travel, sing, hike, play my Celtic harp.Series Constable Evan Mystery Molly Murphy Mysteries Her Royal Spyness MysteriesAwards Agatha Award Best Novel 2001 Murphy s LawReviewer s Choice Award Historical Mystery 2001 Murphy s Law

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  • The simple message of a garden is hope that sprouts from tiny seeds.Rhys Bowen presents a story in the midst of The Great War It s May of 1918 in Devonshire and Emily Bryce is about to celebrate her twenty first birthday Being the daughter of a judge and living on quite a sizable estate, Emily is removed from the hardships that have worked their way into the lives of most families in England But that is all about to change.Emily corresponds with her best friend, Clarissa, who has become a nur Th [...]


  • This is the first non mystery book by Rhys Bowen I have read I am a huge fan of her mysteries because I love the accessible style, her capable ability to render a historical setting and world to life and her characters Such memorable characters.The Victory Garden proves that Bowen can write with easy elasticity in any genre While I found the book lacked a certain emotional depth it was still a worthy snapshot of one woman s experience during a time when women were seen to have much agen This is [...]


  • What I love most about Rhys Bowen s writing is her ability to sweep you away to another locale She engages all of the senses and allows the reader to escape to a different time and place While reading this I was no longer on my couch, in the midst of a Minnesota winter I was completely wrapped up in this story, the distinct smell of a wood burning fire in my nose and the damp feel of a stone cottage in my bones This sweeping saga is beautifully written and I adored the characters, the settin Wha [...]


  • I expected from The Victory Garden I heard a lot about this book before I read it I tried several times, but unfortunately, I couldn t get interested in the story It didn t hold my interest at all I skimmed through Thanks to NetGalley for an arc in exchange for an honest review.


  • Thanks to netgalley, I was able to read Rhys Bowen s latest a couple of months before its release Bowen s last two standalone books took place in World War II For The Victory Garden, she tells the story of Emily Bryce during the last two years of World War I Combining history, feminism, romance, and a good story, I was drawn into Emily s story, especially her relationship with the garrulous Robbie She eventually finds her place in a small town, where most people accept her for who she is Thanks [...]


  • I received this from netgalley in exchange for a review As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty one year old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort Emily s lover has not only died a hero but has left her terrified and with child Since no one knows that Emily was never married, she adopts the charade of a war widow.A quick and easy read, rather predictable 3


  • 3.5 stars This is my second book by Rhys Bowen that s not part of the Royal Spyness series, and I ve both so engrossing I felt completely transported into the world of this story This book takes place near the end of WW1, and charts a young woman s journey from a sheltered daughter to a mother who is charting her own course in life Emily s romance with Robbie is almost painfully naive, but realistic given her inexperience with men and the heightened intensity of wartime She shows remarkable 3.5 [...]


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