Perfect to curl up with this Christmas, The Proposal by Tasmina Perry is a spellbinding tale of second chances that looks back to the year of the last debutantes.
With a haunting love story at its heart, the novel sweeps you away to Fifties London and modern Manhattan.
If you love Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Santa Montefiore, you will adore this multi-layered, moving read. 'A story of long-buried secrets...Perry expertly weaves a delicate web of love and betrayal' Daily Express 1958.
At eighteen, Georgia Hamilton is sent to London for the Debutante Season.
Independent, and with secret dreams to be a writer, she has no wish to join the other debs competing for a husband.
But when tragedy strikes, her fate appears to have been sealed. 2012. Hurrying to meet her lover, Amy Carrell hopes tonight will change her destiny. And it does - but not in the way she imagined. Desolate and desperate to get out of London, she accepts a position as companion to a mysterious stranger, bound for Manhattan - little knowing she is about to unlock a love story that has waited fifty years to be told. And a heart waiting to come back to life...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 14/08/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780755383566