The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour

Large Print - 2015
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In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focused on the skies above. The battle for Britain has just begun. But talented artist Evie Lucas has eyes for no one but a dashing young pilot called Tony, and spends her days sketching endless portraits of him. She wants his parents to have something to remember their only child by in case it all goes wrong in the war... Seventy years later, recently widowed art historian Lucy is trying to put the pieces of her life back together. But when she accidentally ends up stirring up a hornets' nest of history which has been deliberately obliterated, Lucy finds herself in danger from people past and present who have no intention of letting an untold truth ever surface...
Publisher: Anstey, Leicestershire : 2015. F. A. Thorpe,
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781444824537
Branch Call Number: LT ERSK

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LoganLib_Phoebe Jun 29, 2016

A gripping tale of art, passion and deceit set in wartime Britain and the present day, with a supernatural presence.


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LoganLib_Phoebe Jun 29, 2016

A gripping tale of art, passion and deceit set in wartime Britain and the present day, with a supernatural presence.

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BrownBird46
Jul 27, 2015

I enjoyed this book: a romantic historical thriller, with a generous serving of art and the supernatural. Looking forward to reading more books by this author.

ehbooklover Sep 26, 2014

I used to love Barbara Erskine books but I think that this one will be the last that I read. I didn't love her last book and that trend continues with this new title. It was an unnecessarily long, very slow moving book that had too many unlikeable and one-dimensional characters. I also saw the ending coming from a mile away. From now on I think I'll stick with Susanna Kearsley to get my supernatural/Gothic fix.

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