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  • Published: 15 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099585435
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $12.99

The Love of a Lifetime

Historical Romance




Previously published as an ebook titled Richard Wilde. An unforgettable love story from the five-star reviewed self-published author Mary Fitzgerald. Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy.

Can love survive the worst betrayal of all?

From the moment Elizabeth Nugent arrives to live on his family’s farm in Shropshire, Richard Wilde is in love with her. And as they grow up, it seems like nothing can keep them apart.

But as the Second World War rages, Richard is sent to fight in the jungles of Burma, leaving Elizabeth to deal with a terrible secret that could destroy his family.

Despite the distance between them, though, Richard and Elizabeth’s love remains constant through war, tragedy and betrayal.

But once the fighting is over, will the secrets and lies that Elizabeth has been hiding keep them apart for ever?

  • Pub date: 15 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099585435
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Author

Mary Fitzgerald

Mary Fitzgerald was born and brought up in Chester. At eighteen she left home to start nursing training. She ended up as an operating theatre sister in a large London hospital and there met her husband. Ten years and four children later the family settled for a while in Canada and later the USA. For several years they lived in West Wales, northern Scotland and finally southern Ireland until they settled again near Chester. Mary had long given up nursing and gone into business, first a children’s clothes shop, then a book shop and finally an internet clothes enterprise.
Mary now lives in a small village in north Shropshire close to the Montgomery canal and with a view of both the Welsh and the Shropshire hills.

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Praise for The Love of a Lifetime

“A captivating love story”

The Lady


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