The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

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It has been twenty-four years since a young Helena spent a magical holiday in Cyprus, where she fell in love for the first time. When the now crumbling house, 'Pandora', is left to her by her godfather, she returns to spend the summer there with her family. Yet Helena knows that the idyllic beauty of Pandora masks a web of secrets she has kept from William, her husband, and Alex, her son. At the difficult age of thirteen, Alex is torn between protecting his beloved mother, and growing up. And equally, he is desperate to learn the truth about his real father. When Helena meets her childhood sweetheart by chance, a chain of events is set in motion that threatens to make her past and present collide. Both Helena and Alex know that life will never be the same, once Pandora's secrets have been revealed.
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2016
ISBN: 9781509832477
1509832475
Branch Call Number: F Ril

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Jan 08, 2017

There's an old house in Cyprus over many years, a raft of family connections, a web of family secrets, blended families, endless complications and the diary of a 10 year old boy read through his grown-up eyes. Lucinda Riley is a great story-teller.

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