The Tea Planter's Wife
A NovelBook - 2016
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Set on a tea plantation in what is now known as Sri Lanka in the 1920s and 1930s, The Tea Planter's Wife revolves around Gwen. Gwen is the wealthy wife of a British tea plantation owner. After she gives birth, she harbors a shocking secret that threatens to tear her life apart. What will happen t... Read More »
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Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother. But life in Ceylon is not what Gwen expected. The plantation workers are resentful, the neighbours treacherous. And there are clues to the past - a dusty trunk of dresses, an overgrown gravestone in the grounds - that her husband refuses to discuss. Just as Gwen finds her feet, disaster strikes. She faces a terrible choice, hiding the truth from almost everyone, but a secret this big can't stay buried forever
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