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The Girl from the Tea Garden

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The Girl from the Tea Garden

THE GIRL FROM THE TEA GARDEN

Available as an ebook, paperback and audio.

She’s half the world away, but her heart remains in India.

In the dying days of the Raj, Anglo-Indian schoolgirl Adela Robson dreams of a glamorous career on the stage. When she sneaks away from school in the back of handsome Sam Jackman’s car, she knows a new life awaits - but it is not the one she imagined. In Simla, the summer seat of the Raj government, Adela throws herself into all the dazzling entertainments 1930s Indian society can offer a beautiful débutante. But just as her ambitions seem on the cusp of becoming reality, she meets a charming but spoilt prince, setting in motion a devastating chain of events.

The outbreak of the Second World War finds Adela back in Newcastle in England - a country she cannot remember - without hope or love, and hiding a shameful secret. Only exceptional courage and endurance can pull her through these dark times and carry her back to the homeland of her heart.

An emotional and uplifting novel set in the momentous times of the 1930s and the Second World War, THE GIRL FROM THE TEA GARDEN is Book 3 in the India Tea Series.

Janet says; "rediscovered Indian diaries of my forester grandfather set me off on a quest to discover more about my intrepid grandparents who had worked in the foothills of the Himalayas in the 1920s and 30s. In the course of my research, I had the thrill of discovering the house in Shimla where they had lodged with my two year-old mother, Sheila. The Himalayan town - once the summer capital of the British in India – inspired the backdrop for much of this novel."

 

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