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Ann Bennett



Ann Bennett was born in a small village in Northamptonshire, UK. She read Law at Cambridge and qualified and practised as a solicitor. During a career break, to have children, she started to write. Her father had been a prisoner of war on the Thailand-Burma Railway and the idea for Bamboo Heart came from researching his wartime experiences. The research took her to Southeast Asia, a place she loves and has returned to many times. She lives in Surrey with her husband and three sons and works in London as a lawyer.
 

Genres: Historical, Sagas
 
Series
Bamboo Heart
   1. The Bamboo Heart (2013)
     aka A Daughter's Quest
   2. Bamboo Island (2016)
     aka The Planter's Wife
   3. Bamboo Road (2017)
     aka The Homecoming
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Novels
   The Orphan House (2018)
     aka The Foundling's Daughter
   A Daughter's Promise (2019)
   The Tea Planter's Club (2020)
   The Runaway Sisters (2020)
   The Amulet (2020)
   The Lake Pavilion (2021)
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Novellas
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Ann Bennett recommends
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The Long-Lost Jules (2021)
Jane Elizabeth Hughes
"A stylish and pacy mystery, which manages to combine international finance, organised crime and money laundering with a historical mystery from Tudor England and a warm human story. I loved the writing, the tongue in cheek delivery and the twists and turns in the plot which keep you on the edge of your seat."

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