A present day love story which springs from a tragic wartime romance
One Summer at Deer s Leap A present day love story which springs from a tragic wartime romance
If I could give this book infinite stars, I would.Ever had a book take your breath away I hadn t Not until this weekend.Funnily enough, the other night I gazed at my bookshelves at the tons of books arranged there, and wondered how many wonderful books were there and had been there for ages, while I read newer books that had come my way But earlier this weekend I picked up a book that had been gathering dust for several years and decided to give it a whirl.The cover of One Summer at Deer s Leap [...]
This is a lovely romantic story set in Britain during World War II Besides being a very enjoyable read, I found it to be both interesting and educational about what it must have been like to live through WWII in Britain I think this is largely due to the fact the author was actually there and served in the WRNS So unlike a lot of authors writing about this period in history, Elizabeth was able to describe it from her own experience, and the story and settings are all the richer for it.The charac [...]
A book of three parts, and 650 odd pages later, I understand why Present day and and war time stories collide when a young author visits a pretty house in the country to house sit She meets a young man dressed as a airman and the past becomes her present Determined to find out about the young airman she unravels a love story that is still ongoing than 50 years later I used to read Elizabeth Elgin books when I was much younger and have not read one of her books for over 20 years but finding and [...]
A friend lent me this book totally raved about it This is the most haunting book I have ever read, that s the only way to describe it I was hooked to the point that it kept creeping in to my every day thoughts, I couldn t shake it off, it totally drew me in Even when I d finished it I wanted It so captivated me that I couldn t think of picking up another book to read for months It mixed modern life with the past and there is a book within the book I would like to say an absolute MUST read bute [...]
Loved, loved, loved this book Could not put it down as it was so engrossing.Elizabeth Elgin certainly did her historical homework before writing this book as all the tiny details from the war era were included in the story to the extent that you really felt you were living the era Her characters were brought to life through the story and I never wanted it to finish I loved it so much and the historical facts I learnt from the book that I found myself seeking out of Elizabeth Elgin s books after [...]
A brilliant story set in WW2 and the present day This is a truly great love story and very cleverly conceived A wonderful old house is the scene for this love affair which will have you breaking your neck to reach the end and find out what will happen next.
I read this book about a decade ago and had forgotten about it until I noticed it in an old photograph From what I remember, I really liked it as it includes the elements of fiction I love so much a love story, historical details, an interesting setting WWII England and intriguing characters.
One of the only bookds that made me cry Brilliant
A real gem of a story, split between the present day and WW2 A love story with a haunting Brilliant
I have read this book twice now because I love it that much It is fantastic A must read
Loved it, really had me in parts