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  • Published: 26 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9780143568438
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $19.99
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The Lavender Keeper




Lavender farmer Luc Bonet is raised by a wealthy Jewish family in the foothills of the French Alps. When the Second World War breaks out he joins the French Resistance, leaving behind his family's fortune, their home overrun by soldiers, their lavender fields in disarray.

Lavender farmer Luc Bonet is raised by a wealthy Jewish family in the foothills of the French Alps. When the Second World War breaks out he joins the French Resistance, leaving behind his family's fortune, their home overrun by soldiers, their lavender fields in disarray.

Lisette Forestier is on a mission of her own: to work her way into the heart of a senior German officer – and to bring down the Reich in any way she can. What Luc and Lisette hadn't counted on was meeting each other.

When they come together at the height of the Paris occupation, German traitors are plotting to change the course of history. But who, if anyone, can be trusted? As Luc and Lisette's emotions threaten to betray them, their love may prove the greatest risk of all.
By the bestselling author of The French Promise

'An enthralling, evocative read.' Woman's Day
'McIntosh writes a cracking tale that plunges you right into the heart of occupied Paris, the London Blitz and the rugged beauty of the South of France . . . it's hard not to keep turning the pages.' Indaily

  • Pub date: 26 June 2013
  • ISBN: 9780143568438
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Fiona McIntosh

Fiona McIntosh is an internationally bestselling author of novels for adults and children. She co-founded an award-winning travel magazine with her husband, which they ran for fifteen years while raising their twin sons before she became a full-time author. Fiona roams the world researching and drawing inspiration for her novels, and runs a series of highly respected fiction masterclasses. She calls South Australia home.

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Praise for The Lavender Keeper

“An enthralling, evocative read.”

Woman's Day

“This book is fast-paced, beautifully haunting and filled with the excruciating pain of war.”

West Australian

“This poignant, romantic read also packs a surprising hit of action.”

Instyle

“Fiona McIntosh writes a cracking tale that plunges you right into the heart of occupied Paris, the London blitz, and the rugged beauty of the south of France ... it's hard not to keep turning pages. Bring the next instalment, on the double!”

Indaily

“A thoroughly enjoyable romantic tale. ”

Highlife

“It's pretty darned excellent. Enjoy!”

The Bookbag, UK

“Conjures up the perfect imagery of occupied rural France during the second world war - Fiona's praise is lyrical and haunting, and the atmosphere is beautifully conveyed. The tension, too, is perfectly described. A great summer read.”

Books Monthly (UK)


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