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The Stolen Hours Karen Swan

The Stolen Hours By Karen Swan

The Stolen Hours by Karen Swan


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Summary

The Stolen Hours is book two in the spellbinding historical Wild Isle series from the Sunday Times bestseller Karen Swan.

The Stolen Hours Summary

The Stolen Hours: An epic romantic tale of forbidden love, book two of the Wild Isle Series by Karen Swan

A dramatic start to a gripping new series . . . meticulously researched and beautifully told by one of our most prolific and talented writers - Santa Montefiore on The Last Summer

An Island full of secrets . . .

Its the summer of 1929 and Mhairi MacKinnon is in need of a husband. As the eldest girl among nine children, her father has made it clear that he cant support her past the coming winter. Options are limited on the island of St Kilda, but the MacKinnons neighbour, Donald, has a business acquaintance on Harris also in need of a spouse and offers to chaperone Mhairi there on his final crossing of the year.

She returns an engaged woman, but is in love with the wrong man one who can never be hers. As she dreads the spring, when she will be sent from home to become a strangers wife, word arrives that St Kilda is to be evacuated.

The lovers are granted a few more stolen hours together, but those last days on St Kilda also bring heartache for Mhairi and her friends. And, when a dead body is discovered on the abandoned isle, they all find themselves under the shadow of suspicion . . .

The Stolen Hours is the second book in Karen Swans bestselling Wild Isle series, which began with The Last Summer.

Praise for The Last Summer (book one):

'Powerful writing and a wonderful premise make this a novel youll simultaneously want to savour and race through. I loved it and cant wait for the next in the series!' - Jill Mansell, author of Promise Me

'The most exciting, enchanting and evocative story of forbidden love Ive ever read. I truly loved it and am waiting feverishly for the second instalment' - Cathy Bramley, author of The Sunrise Sisterhood

The Stolen Hours Reviews

This sweeping love story gripped us from the start, so we cant wait for the next in the series. Best historical romance of 2022 * Independent *
A dramatic start to a gripping new series set on the Scottish island of St Kilda. The Last Summer is meticulously researched and beautifully told by one of our most prolific and talented writers. It contains all the ingredients of a wonderfully satisfying read: love, passion, drama, violence, menace and peril, and characters you fall in love with - and some you hate! Happily, this is the start of a series so your longing for more will be fulfilled. -- Santa Montefiore
I so enjoyed The Last Summer by Karen Swan, which provides fascinating details about life on St Kilda prior to the evacuation of its inhabitants from the island. Powerful writing and a wonderful premise make this a novel youll simultaneously want to savour and race through. I loved it and cant wait for the next in the series! -- Jill Mansell
The most exciting, enchanting and evocative story of forbidden love Ive ever read. I truly loved it and am waiting feverishly for the second instalment -- Cathy Bramley
A delicious romantic tale of wild 1930s Scotland . . . perfect for everyone dreaming of summer -- Rachel Hore
The queen of destination books...exciting...beguiling...The first in a new series, we're already looking forward to meeting these characters again . . . * Woman and Home *
A sweeping page-turner with an engrossing love story at its heart, this is an absolute treat for historical fiction fans. Swan is a superb storyteller. I loved it -- Eve Chase, author of The Glass House
Vividly drawn and beautifully atmospheric, this is a book to savour. * Heat Magazine *
Wonderfully romantic and epic in feel, this beautiful historical novel is a fascinating and deliciously escapist read -- Tasmina Perry, author of Guilty Pleasures and Perfect Strangers
What a great adventure! The perfect way to tell the tale of St Kildas population in fiction form. History fans will love the fascinating St Kilda detail woven throughout this thrilling romance. Wonderful! -- Jennifer Ryan, author of The Chilbury Ladies Choir and The Kitchen Front
A promising new series from Swan . . . The vivid beauty and danger of St. Kilda only enhances Swans effortlessly intricate plotting. Toeing the line between romance and historical fiction, this gorgeous story and its unconventional heroine are sure to win hearts. * Publishers Weekly *

About Karen Swan

Karen Swan is a Sunday Times top three bestselling author and her novels sell all over the world. She writes two books each year, which are published in the summer and at Christmas. Previous summer titles include The Spanish Promise, The Hidden Beach and The Secret Path and for winter Together by Christmas, Midnight in the Snow and The Christmas Postcards.

She lives in Sussex with her husband, three children and two dogs.

The Stolen Hours is the second book in the historical Wild Isle series, based on the dramatic evacuation of Scottish island St Kilda in the summer of 1930.

Additional information

GOR013724939
9781529084436
1529084431
The Stolen Hours: An epic romantic tale of forbidden love, book two of the Wild Isle Series by Karen Swan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2024-05-09
464
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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