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Gordon Library
799 Pacific Highway
Gordon, NSW 2072


Viviane de Faitaud has always been alone at her family's chateau; her father, the Marquis de Valaine, lives far away at the court of Louis XVI in Versailles.

After a hailstorm destroys the chateau's orchards, gardens and fields, an ambitious young Welshman accepts a commission to plan new gardens in the hope of making his name as a landscape designer. Before long, he and Viviane’s hearts are entwined.

However, the love that blossoms between them is doomed: Viviane is betrothed to a duke, and David is forced to leave the family property.

Can he and Viviane - a world apart - ever hope to rekindle what they had together?

Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel at the age of seven, and has since sold more than a million copies around the world.

Her books include Bitter Greens, a retelling of Rapunzel which won the 2015 American Library Association Award for Best Historical Fiction, and The Wild Girl, the story of the forbidden romance behind the Grimm Brothers’ famous fairy tales, named the Most Memorable Love Story of 2013.

Bookings essential.

Refreshments will be served.


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