Dinah Jefferies

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in Malacca, Malaysia
August 16




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October 2012

*Breaking News* Richard & Judy pick THE TEA PLANTERS WIFE for their autumn bookclub 2015. Here's what Santa Montefiore said: ‘My ideal read; mystery, love, heart-break and joy – I couldn’t put it down.’

Here's what Richard Madeley said. "The Tea Planter’s Wife is so much more than a conventional love story, with all its twists and turns and guilt and betrayal...deeply impressive. The fetid, steamy atmosphere of the tropics rises from these pages like a humid mist. We are on a tea plantation in 1920s Ceylon and 19 year old Gwendolyn Hooper is the new bride of the owner, a wealthy and charming widower. But her romantic dreams of marriage are overshadowed by echoes from the past – an old trunk of musty dresses; an overgrown and neglected grave


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Published on December 02, 2013 05:07
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“Even though she looked the same, life had aged her, stolen her innocence, and replaced it with knowledge she’d never asked for.”
Dinah Jefferies, The Separation

“…though he no longer wanted to be a magician, he still had magic in his hands. I knew because when he squeezed mine, the tingle spread to my chest. It was like being in another world, safe and out of the way.”
Dinah Jefferies, The Separation

Dinah Jefferies, The Tea Planter's Wife


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Kimberly Thank you for the friend add Dinah!

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