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Far from home, she never gave up hope… A heart-warming tale from the Queen of West Country Saga, LINDA FINLAY. The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author Dilly Court says Linda Finlay is ‘sure to delight’! AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW! Camberwell, 1910. Just when things are going right for aspiring artist Daisy, a dramatic change of family fortune means she must leave the job she Far from home, she never gave up hope… A heart-warming tale from the Queen of West Country Saga, LINDA FINLAY. The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author Dilly Court says Linda Finlay is ‘sure to delight’! AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW! Camberwell, 1910. Just when things are going right for aspiring artist Daisy, a dramatic change of family fortune means she must leave the job she loves at theatrical scenery company and head to Devon. Only the silver bangle she wears on her wrist brings comfort, reminding her of Harry, who once promised her his heart. In Devon, life is very different. Lodging with her uncle, she finds herself thrust into life at his busy tavern, scrubbing and washing. And when he catches her sketching, her uncle is furious and forbids her to draw. But a chance meeting with two artist travellers offers Daisy a different path, and steeling her courage, Daisy runs away with them, to Lamorna Cove, home to a famous group of bohemian Cornish artists… A heart-warming tale of family, love and triumph from the Queen of the West Country saga, Linda Finlay. Praise for Linda Finlay: ‘Sure to delight her ever-growing legion of fans’ Dilly Court 'Warm and atmospheric, you can practically taste the sea breeze' The Express ‘Rich with carefully drawn characters who really come to life in the hands of this skilled writer’ NorthernReader ‘Evocative’ Frost Magazine ‘A treasure of a read with romance, rural history and a happy ending’  Devon Life


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Far from home, she never gave up hope… A heart-warming tale from the Queen of West Country Saga, LINDA FINLAY. The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author Dilly Court says Linda Finlay is ‘sure to delight’! AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW! Camberwell, 1910. Just when things are going right for aspiring artist Daisy, a dramatic change of family fortune means she must leave the job she Far from home, she never gave up hope… A heart-warming tale from the Queen of West Country Saga, LINDA FINLAY. The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author Dilly Court says Linda Finlay is ‘sure to delight’! AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW! Camberwell, 1910. Just when things are going right for aspiring artist Daisy, a dramatic change of family fortune means she must leave the job she loves at theatrical scenery company and head to Devon. Only the silver bangle she wears on her wrist brings comfort, reminding her of Harry, who once promised her his heart. In Devon, life is very different. Lodging with her uncle, she finds herself thrust into life at his busy tavern, scrubbing and washing. And when he catches her sketching, her uncle is furious and forbids her to draw. But a chance meeting with two artist travellers offers Daisy a different path, and steeling her courage, Daisy runs away with them, to Lamorna Cove, home to a famous group of bohemian Cornish artists… A heart-warming tale of family, love and triumph from the Queen of the West Country saga, Linda Finlay. Praise for Linda Finlay: ‘Sure to delight her ever-growing legion of fans’ Dilly Court 'Warm and atmospheric, you can practically taste the sea breeze' The Express ‘Rich with carefully drawn characters who really come to life in the hands of this skilled writer’ NorthernReader ‘Evocative’ Frost Magazine ‘A treasure of a read with romance, rural history and a happy ending’  Devon Life

34 review for The Girl with the Silver Bangle: The best historical romance fiction book of the year from the Queen of West Country Saga

  1. 4 out of 5

    Louise Wilson

    London, 1910: A cruel twist of fate means Daisy must give up the job she loves, painting for a theatre company and move to Devon. Only the silver bangle on her wrist brings her comfort, reminding her of a young man who once promised her his heart. Life is very different in Devon. Daisy stays with her uncle at his busy tavern. Daisy must clean and serve for her keep. But her uncle forbids her to draw. But a chance meeeting with two travelling artists offers Daisy a different path in life. We follo London, 1910: A cruel twist of fate means Daisy must give up the job she loves, painting for a theatre company and move to Devon. Only the silver bangle on her wrist brings her comfort, reminding her of a young man who once promised her his heart. Life is very different in Devon. Daisy stays with her uncle at his busy tavern. Daisy must clean and serve for her keep. But her uncle forbids her to draw. But a chance meeeting with two travelling artists offers Daisy a different path in life. We follow Daisy's story from when she has to leave London and move to her uncle's tavern in Devon. She's only got the silver bangle to give her comfort as it reminds her of the young man who gave it to her. This is a well written and heartwarming story. We learn of her journey when she meets two bohemian artists and runs away with them to Lamorna, Cornwall.The book has a steady pace. The characters are well rounded and believable. Fans of Historical fiction will love thiss book. I would like to thank #NetGalley, #HQ and the author #LindaFinlay for my ARC #TheGirlWithTheSilverBangle in exchange for an honest review.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Jennifer Bibby

    Such a lovely story.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Jane Hunt

    Daisy is artistic and enjoys working painting theatrical scenery, but when tragedy strikes, she forced to relocate to Devon and work for her uncle, who doesn't pay her and forbids her sketching. Determined to escape from her life of drudgery, she risks all, running away with some travelling artists to Lamorna Cornwall. Historically correct, vividly described settings form the backdrop for vibrant characters and a story that reflects the artist lifestyle in the Arts and Crafts era. The storytelli Daisy is artistic and enjoys working painting theatrical scenery, but when tragedy strikes, she forced to relocate to Devon and work for her uncle, who doesn't pay her and forbids her sketching. Determined to escape from her life of drudgery, she risks all, running away with some travelling artists to Lamorna Cornwall. Historically correct, vividly described settings form the backdrop for vibrant characters and a story that reflects the artist lifestyle in the Arts and Crafts era. The storytelling is lovely, and it's easy to become immersed in the character's lives and empathise with their problems. This is an enjoyable and escapist read for those who like historical fiction. I received a copy of this book from HQ via NetGalley in return for an honest review.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Booklover BEV

    Oh an enchanting read right through. set in London the year is 1910 and Daisy is wearing a silver bangle as a reminder of her sweetheart, giving up her job she has to move to Devon working for her uncle in his tavern she then starts travelling with a group of bohemian artists. Oh what has life in store for Daisy? I loved this book so enchanting to read all the way through its a must read for sagas readers , full of wholesome pages right till the end. wonderful book

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