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The Food of Love

Book 1, Laura's Story

By Prue Leith

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The first instalment of an epic multi-generational family saga by award-winning restaurateur Prue Leith.

NOW CONTAINS 'ANGEL DELIGHT', A HEARTWARMING SHORT STORY SET TEN YEARS AFTER THE FOOD OF LOVE AND INTRODUCING ANGELICA, THE HEROINE OF THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER. A SWEET TREAT NOT TO BE MISSED!

A proud family. Snubbed by aristocratic neighbour Lord Frampton at a coming-of-age ball, Donald Oliver dreams of the day he'll have his vengeance.

A wild daughter. Laura Oliver, beautiful and tempestuous, falls in love with Giovanni, an Italian ex-prisoner-of-war, now a humble cook. Disdaining her father's snobbishness - and his wrath - the couple flee to London.

A desperate hope. Giovanni and Laura arrive to a city that has not yet re-awoken after the traumas of war. Facing destitution, only their love for one another and their dream of opening a restaurant business keeps them going.

From Cotswolds farmland to London fish markets, society ballrooms to icy gutters, this is a tale of prejudice and ambition, power and passion, and one couple's struggle to overcome all obstacles and carve out a life of their own.

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