The Beekeeper's Daughter

The Beekeeper's Daughter

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"England, 193[3]. Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and her future--that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father's duties ... Massachusetts, 1973. Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love with an unsuitable boy. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might be going somewhere. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781476735412
Branch Call Number: RF MONTEFIORE
Characteristics: 389 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Bee-keeper's daughter


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ArapahoeKati Aug 03, 2017

When the beekeeper dies, his daughter must make decisions about her own path in the world stemming from her choices made in 1930s England to its impact in 1970s America,

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May 26, 2018

Loved this book - set in the UK and the USA and tells us a lot about bees! Another really good read from Santa Montefiore!

Sep 17, 2016

A lovely book as all of hers are.

qski Apr 04, 2016

Great book , interesting characters and I even learned about the life of bees!

May 09, 2015

A pleasant read..somewhat predictable but just the antidote one needs for a rainy afternoon.

Oct 05, 2014

Fantastic story. Loved it

Aug 13, 2014

Santa Montefiori has done it again. Being a Beekeeper's daughter of that generation, I had to read this title. Delightful. Well researched. Charming. She knows her people.


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