SPANISH LAVENDER

By Joan Fallon

Romance, Historical fiction, Literary fiction | Paperback, eBook


"Spanish Lavender" is a love story set in the Spanish Civil War. In January 1937, Elizabeth, a young English girl, decides to remain in Spain when the rest of her family return to the peace of England. Alone in the devastated city of Málaga, she makes friends with two young men: Juan, an idealistic Spaniard, and Alex, a pragmatic Englishman. Together they make their escape from the war-torn city along the coast to Almería. Amongst the death and carnage, she falls in love with Juan, only to lose him shortly afterwards when he is badly wounded. Not knowing if her lover is alive or dead, she must choose between staying and risking death at the hands of the Nationalists, or fleeing back to England with Alex. Seventy years later, Kate, Elizabeth's granddaughter, is left a legacy following the death of her grandfather. The legacy opens a Pandora's box of secrets and lies which Kate can only unravel by returning to Spain...


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"Spanish Lavender" is a love story set in the Spanish Civil War. In January 1937, Elizabeth, a young English girl, decides to remain in Spain when the rest of her family return to the peace of England. Alone in the devastated city of Málaga, she makes friends with two young men: Juan, an idealistic Spaniard, and Alex, a pragmatic Englishman. Together they make their escape from the war-torn city along the coast to Almería. Amongst the death and carnage, she falls in love with Juan, only to lose him shortly afterwards when he is badly wounded. Not knowing if her lover is alive or dead, she must choose between staying and risking death at the hands of the Nationalists, or fleeing back to England with Alex. Seventy years later, Kate, Elizabeth's granddaughter, is left a legacy following ...


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Joan Fallon was born in Dumfries, Scotland. Before she started writing full-time she was a teacher and lecturer in management studies. She is the author of Daughters of Spain, The House on the Beach, Loving Harry, Santiago Tales and The Only Blue Door. Almost all of her writing, whether contemporary or historical, revolves around a strong female protagonist. Joan now lives in the south of Spain with her husband, where she has become passionate about both the language and history of her adopted home.


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Joan Fallon was born in Dumfries, Scotland. Before she started writing full-time she was a teacher and lecturer in management studies. She is the author of Daughters of Spain, The House on the Beach, Loving Harry, Santiago Tales and The Only Blue Door. Almost all of her writing, whether contemporary or historical, revolves around a strong female protagonist. Joan now lives in the south of Spai...


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