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The Summer of the Spanish Woman

(1977)
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Early 1900s, Ireland. A tragic accident forces Charlotte Drummond to start a new life in Spain. Once there, the secrets of her grandfather's early life and the mystery of "the Summer of the Spanish Woman" draw her into a web of passion, deceit and revenge.

A gripping story of family pride, forbidden love, secrets and lies, spanning the First World War and the Spanish Civil War.

When her grandfather dies without leaving a male heir, Charlotte and her mother must leave their family home. A distant cousin, Richard Selwin, inherits her grandfather's estate and the title of Lord Blodmore. Charlotte and Richard are instantly drawn to one another, but a cruel twist of fate prevents them from being together.

Charlotte and her mother settle in Spain, among the families and vineyards of the great Spanish sherry dynasties. But the shocking events of a summer decades earlier have far-reaching consequences for Charlotte in the present.

Her destiny will be shaped by both her enemies and her allies in this foreign land.

Praise for Catherine Gaskin:

"Miss Gaskin is supremely entertaining." The Sunday Express

"... a born storyteller." The Sunday Mirror

Genre: Historical Romance

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April 1984 : UK Hardback

Title: Summer of the Spanish Woman (Charnwood library series)
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-7089-8183-6 / 978-0-7089-8183-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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October 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-222479-8 / 978-0-00-222479-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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October 1977 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-385-07414-X / 978-0-385-07414-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

February 1987 : UK Paperback

Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-616482-X / 978-0-00-616482-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana Press
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January 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-449-23809-1 / 978-0-449-23809-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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March 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
ISBN: 0-00-615711-4 / 978-0-00-615711-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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June 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer of the Spanish Woman
Author(s): Catherine Gaskin
Publisher: Wyndham Books (Family Saga)
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