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THE BEEKEEPER’S DAUGHTER is a heart wrenching new
romance from #1 international bestseller Santa Montefiore – her first
set in the United States! This mother-daughter tale spans two
four decades, and weaves together parallel love stories and
Grace Hamblin is growing up in 1930s England on the beautiful
estate of the Marquess and Marchioness of Penselwood. She knows her place as the beekeeper's daughter. When her father dies, she marries her childhood friend Freddie and they take over her father's duties. But there is another man who
she just can’t shake from her thoughts.
Forty years later in Massachusetts, Grace’s daughter Trixie Valentine is in love wild and romantic band member Jasper Duncliffe. His brother dies and he returns home to England, promising to
come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Grace
thinks that Trixie is surely abandoned and tries to support her
daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother’s advice and comfort. She is
confident that Jasper’s love for her was real.
This was a book that really showcases the parallels that often happen between generations. It was a realistic portrayal of a mother-daughter relationship, with threads that are expertly tied together. It would make a great summer read.