The Tailor’s Girl by Fiona McIntosh

The Tailor’s Girl by Fiona McIntosh

Melbourne, Vic. : Michael Joseph, 2013. 441 pages

Found on the Adult Fiction shelves at MACINTOSH

Plot Summary :  From the bustling streets of 1920s London to the idyllic English countryside, this is a breathtaking story of passion and determination from a phenomenal Australian storyteller. When a humble soldier, known only as Jones, wakes in a military hospital he has no recollection of his past. Jones’s few fleeting memories are horrifying moments from the battlefield of Ypres. His identity becomes a puzzle he must solve.
Then Eden Valentine arrives in his world, a stunning seamstress who dreams of her own high-fashion salon in London. Mourning the loss of her brother in the war, Eden cannot turn away the soldier in desperate need of her help. The key to Jones’s past – and Eden’s future – may lie with the mysterious Alex Wynter, aristocratic heir to the country manor Larksfell Hall. But the news that Alex bears will bring shattering consequences that threaten to tear their lives apart. (Source : Fantastic Fiction).

Review : The Tailor’s Girl is a wonderful historical read and a story of love and courage. I enjoy McIntosh’s books as she writes about Australian places and ordinary lives.

Reviewed by : Carolyn

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