The Walnut Tree
[a Holiday Tale]Large Print - 2012
Haunted by what she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas is transformed by her experience and leaves her life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.
“You’re going to love Todd.”
—Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly
The critically acclaimed creator of the Inspector Ian Rutledge and battlefield nurse Bess Crawford mystery series, Charles Todd now offers readers a bittersweet love story and romantic mystery that unfolds at Christmas during the dangerous opening days of World War I. The Walnut Tree is an unforgettable story of a woman who puts herself in the line of fire for the sake of wounded soldiers and falls deeply in love with a man who may be forbidden to her. For anyone who has fallen under the spell of Downton Abbey, and for all the fans of the British-set mysteries of Elizabeth George, Anne Perry, Ruth Rendell, Martha Grimes, and Jacqueline Winspear, The Walnut Tree is essential reading.
Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part. (historical fiction). Simultaneous.
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