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Almost Home

(2009)
(The Officer's Lover)
A novel by

 
A breathtakingly poignant novel of suspense from one of fiction's newest leading voices.

From bestselling author and Quill award nominee Pam Jenoff comes a rich, ambitious, and startling novel about a woman who must face a past she'd rather forget in order to uncover a dangerous legacy that threatens her future.

Ten years ago, American Jordan Weiss's idyllic experience as a graduate student and coxswain at Cambridge was shattered when her boyfriend and fellow crewmember, Jared Short, drowned in the River Cam the night before the biggest race of the year. Since that time, Jordan, a State Department intelligence officer, has traveled the world on dangerous assignments but has managed to avoid returning to face her painful memories in England. When her terminally ill friend Sarah asks her to come to London, though, Jordan finds herself requesting a transfer to the one place she swore she'd never go again.

In London, Jordan attempts to settle into her new life, pushing aside her haunting memories and taking on an urgent mission beside rakish agent Sebastian Hodges. Shortly after her arrival, just when she thinks there's hope for a fresh start in England, she is approached by a former college classmate who makes a startling assertion. He tells her that Jared's death was not an accident, but that he was murdered.

Jordan quickly learns that Jared's death was indeed not an accident, and that his research on World War II had uncovered a shameful secret. But powerful forces with everything to lose will stop at nothing to keep the past buried. Soon, Jordan finds herself in grave peril as she struggles to find the answers that lie treacherously close to home, the truth that threatens to change her life forever, and the love that makes it all worth fighting for.

It is a journey that sweeps readers across England and back in time to reveal the incalculable dangers that lie in the wake of war. Fast-paced and impossible to put down, Almost Home establishes Pam Jenoff as one of the best new writers in the genre.

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Hardback Editions

March 2011 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Officer's Lover
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 0-7505-3404-4 / 978-0-7505-3404-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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February 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Almost Home
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 1-223-00463-5 / 978-1-223-00463-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: World Pubns
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February 2009 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Almost Home: A Novel
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 1-4165-9069-2 / 978-1-4165-9069-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Officer's Lover
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 1-84744-418-0 / 978-1-84744-418-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Officer's Lover
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 0-7515-4361-6 / 978-0-7515-4361-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Almost Home: A Novel
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
ISBN: 1-4165-9070-6 / 978-1-4165-9070-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2010 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Officer's Lover
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Almost Home: A Novel
Author(s): Pam Jenoff
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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