Miss Lily, Book #2

The Lily and the Rose

by Jackie French

On Sale: 19/03/2018


About the Book

The Great War is over, but is there truly peace? And what of Miss Lily? Can she ever return?

'Thestory is equal parts Downton Abbey and wartimeaction, with enough romance and intrigueto make it 100% not-put-down-able.' - AustralianWomen's Weekly on Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies

SophieHiggs, heiress to an Australian cattle empire and graduate of the mysterious MissLily's 'school' of charm and intrigue, must find a way acrosswar-battered Europe to rescue her friend Hannelore, the Prinzessin VonArneburg, from Munich revolutionaries.

But in thisnew world, nothing is clear, in politics or in love.

Even asSophie carves out an empire larger than her father's, she is tornbetween her complex love for Nigel, the Earl ofShillings; the impossibilities of marriage with Dolphie, German aristocrat andpatriot, and the mysterious 'John' who camps on her Australianproperty to carve a cross for every man he sent to death in thetrenches.

In this sequel to Miss Lily's Lovely Ladies Sophie draws us further into this intriguing and romantic story filled with unforgettablecharacters - from the Prince of Wales to the valiant armyof women who helped win a war and then were forgotten.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460753590
  • ISBN 10: 1460753593
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 19/03/2018
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price: 29.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Historical romance


Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator and was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014-2015 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a  Member of the Order of Australia for her  contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors, and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate. jackiefrench.com.au facebook.com/authorjackiefrench

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