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Kate Furnivall

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Kate Furnivall was born in Wales, has worked in publishing and TV advertising and now lives by the sea in Devon with her husband, with whom she has two sons.

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction
Russian Concubine
   1. The Jewel of St Petersburg (2010)
   2. The Russian Concubine (2007)
   3. The Concubine's Secret (2009)
     aka The Girl from Junchow
Kate Furnivall recommends
The Kissing Gates (2008)
Mackenzie Ford
"This book is a joy to read. Wonderful period detail, and the atmosphere so convincing it had me looking out the window for Zeppelins. The First World War - with its no-man's land and valiant nurses - is disturbingly contrasted to the peaceful idyll of rural England. Even the touching love story, with a secret ticking away like a time-bomb at its heart, has us on a knife-edge of uncertainty. And Ford provides fascinating details of the thrills of the wartime intelligence world. I was swept up in this intimate and captivating story of conflicting loyalties. It's the kind of read that lingers in the mind."
Daughters of Rome (2011)
(Empress of Rome , book 2)
Kate Quinn
"A remarkable new talent."
The Night Raid (2017)
Clare Harvey
"An irresistible tale of friendship, love and heartache during WW2 that had me enthralled."
Our House (2018)
Louise Candlish
"Finished in two days. Absolutely brilliant. It has bestseller written all over it."
The Sunday Lunch Club (2018)
Juliet Ashton
"Had me utterly entranced...made me relish the warmth of the human heart."
The Lost Daughter (2018)
Gill Paul
"Bold and powerful, filled with emotion, tension and vivid characters in a setting that is rich in historical detail."

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