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Dreaming Iris

Dreaming Iris

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Teresa laughed and squeezed my hand. 'Jimmy,' she said, 'you are sweet.'
But I am not. I am a fraud.

When Jimmy Hood buys Sweynsend Hall and marries the girl next door, he knows vaguely that some tragedy has occurred to make the Carew family want to leave the dilapidated place after generations but it is no concern of his.

One weekend he brings home Lucas, who has been working for him in St Petersburg, and is surprised to find that he and Teresa know one another. The meeting prompts Teresa to give Jimmy an account of Sweynsend under the Carews and Lucas's friendship with its last owner, William Carew, who was once engaged to her sister.

Shadowing Teresa's disclosure of her former love for Lucas is Jimmy's preoccupation with a passion of his own. But how real is it? What happens when dormant love awakes? As secrets are revealed and the love story builds to its tense dénouement, it is far from obvious what choices will emerge.

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Paperback Editions

July 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Dreaming Iris
Author(s): John De Falbe
ISBN: 0-9542688-5-7 / 978-0-9542688-5-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Cuckoo Press
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Kindle Editions

November 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Dreaming Iris
Author(s): John de Falbe
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson
Availability: Amazon UK   

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