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Summary

The secrets of an aristocratic dynasty are about to be revealed....

London, 1949. The New Look is in, Princess Elizabeth's wedding has raised morale and the capital is filled with a new energy. The Earl of Mowbray's niece, Alicia Stanton, is making her mark in the glamorous film world. Alongside her, Victoria Brown, a wartime evacuee, is starting out as a fashion photographer. Life is full of opportunity.

But at Cavendon Hall, the stately home where they both grew up, the Second World War has exacted a terrible price, and the estate is facing bankruptcy. The aristocratic Ingham family is at odds with its loyal retainers, the Swanns, for the first time. And when Cavendon's secrets start to rise to the surface, young and old alike are threatened. Can the Inghams and the Swanns unite to save the family name and their future?

©2017 Barbara Taylor Bradford (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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"A classic saga of loyalty, secrets, passion and intrigue...if you've been suffering withdrawal symptoms from Downton, this is for you." ( Daily Mail)
"Queen of the genre." ( The Sunday Times)
"Few novelists are as consummate as Barbara Taylor Bradford at keeping the reader turning the page. She is one of the world's best at spinning yarns." ( The Guardian)

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Loyalty to this Saga Binds Me

I have read all of Cavendish books and so sad it has come to an end but I have laughed and cried with this family as loyalty binds me

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Wonderful

A beautiful end to the Saga it was a joy to listen to.
Great author and a great narrator.
Highly recommended.