The Winter Rose

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HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2011 - Docklands (London, England)
It is 1900 and in the dangerous streets of east London, an idealistic young doctor chooses to work serving the desperately poor. She saves the life of London's most notorious gangster. This hard, violent man is the opposite of her cool, aristocratic fiance. She is unwillingly drawn to the gangster, intrigued by his hidden, mysterious past.

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User Review  - Tiffy_Reads - LibraryThing

This was a very good book and a nice sequel to the Tea Rose. This was well written with many of the characters entwined in different settings. It was a bit long and could've have been a bit shorter. Read full review

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User Review  - StefanieGeeks - LibraryThing

Although this book is second in a family trilogy, it can be enjoyed as a standalone. Set in early 20th century England and spanning to colonial Africa, this historical romance is stronger than most ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jennifer Donnelly was born in Port Chester, New York in 1963. She majored in English literature and European history at the University of Rochester. Her books for adults include The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose, and The Wild Rose. She is also the author of a picture book for children entitled Humble Pie and several young adult novels including Revolution and These Shallow Graves. A Northern Light was awarded Britain's Carnegie Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, and a Michael L. Printz Honor.

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