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Beneath a Burning Sky

(2016)
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'A summer must-read' Red

'Exotic and mysterious - I was gripped by this complex tale' Dinah Jefferies, author of number one bestselling The Tea Planter's Wife

'This story of twists and turns transcends era and genre. Absolutely brilliant' Kerry Fisher, author of The Silent Wife

'A must for fans of first-class writing, brilliant characters, fascinating locations and gripping plots' Tracy Buchanan, author of My Sister's Secret

'Beautifully described . . . A moving love story' Tracy Rees, author of Amy Snow

'Exquisitely written . . . unputdownable and unforgettable' Iona Grey, author of Letters to the Lost

What readers are saying about Beneath a Burning Sky:

'I loved this book with all its twists and turns and ups and downs'

'I just couldn't put it down'

'A fabulous story, well worth 5 stars and I look forward to reading more from this author'

'The best book that I have read in ages'

'An immersive read with memorable characters and a powerful reminder that all that matters at the end of the day is love'


A beautiful and heart-wrenching story of love and betrayal, set against a backdrop of British-occupied Egypt. Perfect for fans of Victoria Hislop, Dinah Jefferies and Leah Fleming.

When twenty-two-year-old Olivia is coerced into marriage by the cruel Alistair Sheldon she leaves England for Egypt, his home and the land of her own childhood. Reluctant as she is to go with Alistair, it's in her new home that she finds happiness in surprising places: she is reunited with her long-estranged sister, Clara, and falls - impossibly and illicitly - in love with her husband's boarder, Captain Edward Bertram.

Then Clara is abducted from one of the busiest streets in the city. Olivia is told it's thieves after ransom money, but she's convinced there's more to it. As she sets out to discover what's happened to the sister she's only just begun to know, she falls deeper into the shadowy underworld of Alexandria, putting her own life, and her chance at a future with Edward, the only man she's ever loved, at risk. Because, determined as Olivia is to find Clara, there are others who will stop at nothing to conceal what's become of her . . .

Beneath a Burning Sky is a novel of secrets, betrayal and, above all else, love. Set against the heat and intrigue of colonial Alexandria, this beautiful and heart-wrenching story will take your breath away.

Genre: Historical Romance    

"Exotic and mysterious - I was gripped by this complex tale." - Dinah Jefferies


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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beneath a Burning Sky: A gripping mystery and a beautiful love story that ticks all the boxes
Author(s): Jenny Ashcroft
ISBN: 0-7515-6503-2 / 978-0-7515-6503-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


November 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beneath a Burning Sky: A gripping mystery and a beautiful love story that ticks all the boxes
Author(s): Jenny Ashcroft
ISBN: 0-7515-6504-0 / 978-0-7515-6504-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

November 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Beneath a Burning Sky
Author(s): Jenny Ashcroft
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon   


November 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Beneath a Burning Sky
Author(s): Jenny Ashcroft
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Beneath a Burning Sky: A gripping mystery and a beautiful love story that ticks all the boxes
Author(s): Jenny Ashcroft
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   



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