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LOJ Book Club: The Hidden Palace by Dinah Jefferies

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Summary Courtesy of Goodreads: The second book in the sweeping new historical series from the number one Sunday Times best-selling author.

An island of secrets. A runaway. And a promise….

A rebellious daughter
1923. Among the ancient honey-coloured walls of the tiny island of Malta, strangers slip into the shadows and anyone can buy a new name. Rosalie Delacroix flees Paris for a dancer’s job in the bohemian clubs deep in its winding streets.

A sister with a secret
1944. Running from the brutality of war in France, Florence Baudin faces a new life. But her estranged mother makes a desperate request: to find her vanished sister, who went missing years before.

A rift over generations
Betrayals and secrets, lies and silence hang between the sisters. A faded last letter from Rosalie is Florence’s only clue, the war an immovable barrier – and time is running out….

Book recommendations from Dinah Jefferies: ‘A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting’ by Sophia Irwin and ‘Verity’ by Colleen Hoover!