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The Lady in the Veil

'I found the photograph album by chance when we were clearing out the old coach house. It must have been sitting on the garage shelf for years among all the other family rejects.'

When a woman finds a lost photo album in a garage clearout, she is drawn to the images of her ancestors. But one image in particular stands out: a baby sitting in the lap of its mother, both draped from head to toe in a cotton lace curtain or something, completely enveloped and unrecognizable. Who are they and what has happened to them?

In a story that moves between 2012 and 1850, the shocking secrets of one family are gradually revealed…

Leah Fleming was born in Lancashire and is married with three sons and a daughter. She writes from an old farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales and an olive grove in Crete.

‘A fabulous story of people, places and pearls from a master storyteller’ 

– Lancashire Evening Post on The Last Pearl

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