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TitleThe Snow Gypsy
AuthorLindsay Jayne Ashford
ISBN-
ImprintLindsay Jayne Ashford Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatKindle Edition
Pages320

Description

From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it

At the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn t at peace Eight years ago, her brother disappeared while fighting alongside Gypsy partisans in Spain From his letters, Rose has just two clues to his whereabouts his descriptions of the spectacular south slopes of the Sierra Nevada and his love for a woman who was carrying his child.

In Spain, it has been eight years since Lola Aragon s family was massacred Eight years since she rescued a newborn girl from the arms of her dying mother and ran for her life She has always believed that nothing could make her return until a plea for help comes from a desperate stranger.

Now, Rose, Lola, and the child set out on a journey from the wild marshes of the Camargue to the dazzling peaks of Spain s ancient mountain communities As they come face to face with war s darkest truths, their lives will be changed forever by memories, secrets, and friendships.

Reviews

Katie B

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

I chose this book as my second free pick for January s First Reads because I was interested in reading a historical fiction novel that takes place in Spain after World War 2 The Spanish Civil War is also a subject addressed in the book and not knowing much about it was another reason I thought this... (Sign in to see more)


The Just-About-Cocky Ms M

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

Not too many months ago I watched as an excellent First Read book become a punching bag for a distressing number of folks This unfortunate event, which is still continuing but with less and less shrill invective, centers not on the book itself, its plot, characters, writing style, or other legitimat... (Sign in to see more)


Cindy

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

I had the privilege of making The Snow Gypsy by Lindsay Jayne Ashford my first read for 2019, and way to start with a bang Excellent book This story follows English veterinarian Rose Daniel on her journey through France and Spain on a quest to finally solve the mystery of her brother s disappearance... (Sign in to see more)


Mackenzie Bekker

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

I thought this book has a great story at its core but execution and details could have been better I really liked reading about this time period and I found myself very interested in the descriptions of gypsy life However, I didn t like that there were some side stories of the plot that didn t neces... (Sign in to see more)


Kathy

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

First time reading this author I believe I have just read her most recent book, this historical fiction that covers several themes There is the Spanish landscape to enjoy, detailed artistically, the after effects of World War II for family members searching for answers for their dead, women coping w... (Sign in to see more)


Mycah

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

I gave it a go Really, I read the first 100 pages A third of the book It s just not great I got it as a Kindle first read I thought the synopsis sounded intriguing I m so glad I didn t pay for this book The author spends the bulk of her writing giving ornate detail to everything the region, churches... (Sign in to see more)


Katie Wechtler

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

Blah This book didn t really do anything for me At first, it felt like a YA title as there was kind of a lack of depth in the main character s development She just didn t feel authentic to the historical setting As the book progressed, she grew whiney The plot twists were a bit unrealistic and the e... (Sign in to see more)


Angel

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

The Snow Gypsy follows the intertwining stories of two women, Rose Daniel and Lola Aragon Rose is living in London as a veterinarian during the aftermath of World War 2 In the years of the war, her brother Nathan joined the fight But the last letter Rose received from him was eight years ago Now she... (Sign in to see more)


Mandy

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

I ve read several historical fiction novels that take place during this time period, but this was my first time reading one about the Spanish Civil War Although a work of fiction, The Snow Gypsy was inspired by a real person an herbalist and some of her life experiences We read through the eyes of L... (Sign in to see more)


Bonnye Reed

The Snow Gypsy By Lindsay Jayne Ashford

GNAB This is an exciting story, told very well We see Spain and her people through the eyes of Rose Daniel, a Jewish English woman borne of a Turkish father and French mother Rose and her Afghan hound Gunesh spend time in 1936 in and around a gypsy encampment near her home in England, picking up a b... (Sign in to see more)


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