By Ellen Herrick
“Captivating [...] Herrick weaves a wealthy tapestry of family members lore, darkish secrets and techniques, and love.” —Brunonia Barry, New York occasions bestselling writer of The Lace Reader and The 5th Petal
Perfect for lovers of Kate Morton and Sarah Jio, comes a lush inventive novel that takes readers into the guts of a mysterious English state backyard, ready to spring to lifestyles.
Every backyard is a narrative, ready to be told…
At the nursery she runs together with her sisters at the New England coast, Sorrel Sparrow has honed her infrequent reward for nurturing crops and flora. Now that acceptance, and a stroke of excellent timing, lands Sorrel an unforeseen chance: reviving a long-dormant Shakespearean backyard on an English state property.
Arriving at Kirkwood corridor, ancestral domestic of Sir Graham Kirkwood and his spouse Stella, Sorrel is surprised via the desolate kingdom of the walled backyard. Generations have tried—and failed—to convey it again to glory. Sorrel senses heartbreak and betrayal the following, even perhaps attraction. Intrigued by way of the house’s history—especially the haunting tapestries that grace its walls—and more and more attracted to Stella’s enigmatic brother, Sorrel units to paintings. And notwithstanding she understands her precise house is around the sea along with her sisters, intuition tells her that the English garden’s future is entwined together with her personal, if she will purely get to the bottom of its secrets…
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The Forbidden Garden: A Novel by Ellen Herrick