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READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ The Summer Country Ø [Reading] ➽ The Summer Country By Lauren Willig – The New York Times bestselling historical novelist delivers her biggest boldest and most ambitious novel yet—a sweeping dramatic Victorian epic of lost love lies jealousy and rebellion set in coloni The New York Venants so eager to acuire Peverills so eager that they invite Emily and her cousins to stay with them indefinitely Emily finds herself bewitched by the beauty of the island even as she’s drawn into the personalities and politics of forty years before a tangled history of clandestine love heartbreaking betrayal and a bold bid for freedomWhen family secrets begin to unravel and the harsh truth of history becomes and plain Emily must challenge everything she thought she knew about her family their legacy and herse. I want to thank Haper Collins for this ARC I do love Historical novels but did find this one a little slow in the beginning Trying to go back and forth from the year 1812 to the year 1854 Barbados and keep the characters straight was a tad tricky But to Lauren Willig's writing skills I did become totally engrossed in this wonderful story I would definitely recommend this book

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The New York Times bestselling historical novelist delivers her biggest boldest and most ambitious novel yet a sweeping dramatic Victorian epic of lost love lies jealousy and rebellion set in colonial Barbados From Bristol to Barbados Emily Dawson has always been the poor cousin in a prosperous merchant clan merely a vicar’s daughter and a reform minded vicar’s daughter at that Everyone knows that the family’s lucrative shipping business will go to her cousin Adam one day But when her grandfather dies Emily. This was a perfect summer HF read for me exotic setting a mystery and wonderful narration THE SUMMER COUNTRY had me invested from the start with its story of a young English vicar's daughter who goes off to Barbados and finds out about her roots Descriptions of the life on a plantation are vivid and the pre and post abolition attitudes and relations interestingly presentedI enjoyed this novel and many thanks to my GR Friend Barbara who discreetly steered me towards a bit lighter read for summer


The Summer CountryReceives an unexpected inheiritance Peverills a sugar plantation in Barbados a plantation her grandfather never told anyone The Summer Epubhe ownedWhen Emily accompanies her cousin and his new wife to Barbados she finds Peverills a burnt out shell reduced to ruins in when a rising of enslaved people sent the island up in flames Rumors swirl around the derelict plantation people whisper of ghostsWhy would her practical minded grandfather leave her a property in ruins Why are the neighboring plantation owners the Da. 𝔹𝕖𝕒𝕦𝕥𝕚𝕗𝕦𝕝 𝕤𝕖𝕥𝕥𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕃𝕠𝕧𝕖𝕝𝕪 𝕤𝕥𝕠𝕣𝕪Lauren Willig will completely captivate you with this sweeping family saga A beautiful story that spans over four decades Steeped in family history family secrets and family ties The story is set in Barbados and introduces you to two sets of characters living 40 years apart 1850to Emily‘s beloved grandfather has passed away and left her a sugar plantation on the island of Barbados So Emily travels from England to Barbados with her cousin Adam and his wife to check out this plantation that nobody had any idea of What follows is Emily discovering family history and secrets with deep ties to Barbados In 1812 Charles and Jenny find themselves in a torrid and forbidden love affair with great conseuences Two tales seamlessly woven together into one beautiful engaging story This book was clearly well researched and I learned something about a time and place I new little about previously Slavery and the slave trade were a big part of life in Barbados in the early 1800s I have to admit it was really disturbing to read about people referring to other people as their property and talking about leasing them out The Cholera outbreak in the 1850s was not as disturbing but was eually as devastating There was a large cast of characters in the story that took me a while to get straight but once I did I was completely invested The story jumped perfectly between time periods that were well markedLauren’s Willig’s exuisite storytelling will completely transport you to 19th century Barbados A well told story full of interesting characters and an engaging plot A sweeping tale that will appeal to all historical fiction lovers 🎧🎧🎧 Nicola Barber does an exceptional job narrating the audio of this book So many accents that she completely Masters The audio narration added another layer to this already exuisite story many thanks to Harper Audio and William Morrow for my copy of this book