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The Winter Rose
Why we're reading this
Intriguing epic-type novel.
Spans decades and continents.

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I think I lost more sleep over this one than The Tea Rose! What an awesome sequel, I think it's better than The Tea Rose. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing more of Joe and Fiona, their children and of course Seamie. Lots of love, laughter, adventure, heartbreak, tears and more tears. I don't want to say much about the plot, because one of the two main characters in this book is a surprise return at the end of TTR and I don't want to give it away to those who haven't read the first book. This story wil ...more
Krista Mercer
Continuing the saga begun in The Tea Rose. Fiona and her husband Joe play important roles, as does Fiona's brother Seamus, but the majority of the novel is devoted to the romance between Fiona's brother Charlie - now known as the East End criminal Sid Malone - and India Selwyn Jones, a doctor trying to make a difference. This is a real roller coaster of a ride, which kept me guessing until the very end - where I promptly dissolved into tears (happy ones).
Caroline Wilson
The sequel to "The Tea Rose." It followed up on some old (and beloved) characters while introducing new ones. It wasn't quite as compelling as the first one, but I still love it.
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