Thursday, 27 August 2020

Check out Clare Flynn's fabulous book — The Pearl of Penang #HistoricalFiction #GreatReads @clarefly


The Pearl of Penang

By Clare Flynn



Winner of the 2020 BookBrunch Selfies Award for Adult Fiction.

 

"Following the death of my wife, I am in need of support and companionship. I am prepared to make you an offer of marriage."

 

Evie Fraser, paid companion to a crotchety spinster, seems destined for a lonely life. Then out of the blue, a marriage proposal arrives by post. She met the handsome Douglas Barrington just once – at his wedding – but never forgot him. Now widowed, plantation-owner Douglas offers her a new life on the lush, exotic island of Penang. How can Evie resist?


But what are Barrington’s motives in marrying Evie when he barely knows her, and why is he so hostile and moody?


Evie soon finds herself pitched against Douglas on the one hand and the shallow, often spiteful world of the expatriate British on the other. Has she made the biggest mistake of her life?


Flynn’s tenth novel explores love, marriage, the impact of war and the challenges of displacement – this time in a tropical paradise as the threat of the Japanese empire looms closer.

 

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Clare Flynn



Clare Flynn is the author of eleven historical novels and a collection of short stories. A former International Marketing Director and strategic management consultant, she is now a full-time writer.

 

Having lived and worked in London, Paris, Brussels, Milan and Sydney, home is now on the coast, in Sussex, England, where she can watch the sea from her windows. An avid traveler, her books are often set in exotic locations.

 

Clare is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of The Society of Authors, Novelists Inc (NINC), ALLi, the Historical Novel Society and the Romantic Novelists Association. When not writing, she loves to read, quilt, paint and play the piano. She continues to travel as widely and as far as possible all over the world.

 

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