Gardens Of Delight
A gorgeous, heart-warming tale set among the gardens of Italy from bestselling author Erica James.
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing
Disappointing. Erica James has written some excellent and moving books (eg 'Precious Time') but this one was more like a TV soap than a novel. Far too many people, multiple viewpoints, and almost no character development. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
As with others of James's recent books, there is a bit more darkness to this story than in some of her earlier work. There are a couple of characters who may fairly be called villains! It was an ... Read full review