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The Beekeeper’s War

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What to expect

Two women

Two wars

A secret that threatens to tear them apart


At the onset of war, Nurse Pru le Cuirot left her home in Jersey to care for injured soldiers at Ashbury Manor, Dorset. She wanted to do her bit but she never expected to meet Canadian pilot, Jack Garland, so unlike any man she has ever met.

When Jack is sent on a dangerous mission and vanishes, Pru is forced to make an agonising decision… one that will haunt them both forever.


Another lifetime, but another war and Pru’s daughter Emma comes to Ashbury Manor. As Jersey falls to the Germans, Emma is fearful for her mother back home. And when she meets the mysterious beekeeper who lives in the grounds of the manor she finds herself caught up in a web of lies. As past and present collide, will the secrets of her mother’s life finally be resolved?

Critics Review

  • Readers love Deborah Carr:

    ‘A book that drew me in…I cuddle up on my reading chair and entered the world of Boots’ Abby

    ‘Vibrant, believable, characters and an absorbing plot’ Tabby

    ‘This will definitely pull at your heartstrings…Loved it’ Beverley

    ‘I’m so glad this is the beginning of a series and I can’t wait to read the rest! Wonderfully written’ Grace

    ‘If you like historical novels this is a book for you’ Bookoholic Cafe

    ‘A gorgeous start to a new historical series that captivated, charmed and inspired me’ Adele

    ‘A great and powerful read about love, relationships, and the trials and tribulations in between…a true thrill’ Donna

    ‘Watch this author–this is a series you’ll want to stick with’ Micah

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