Spotlight: Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Posted July 10, 2016 by love2dazzle in Features, Fiction, Promo Blitz, Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from St. Martin's Press in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Spotlight: Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor BradfordCavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Series: Cavendon Hall #1
Published by St. Martin's Press on April 1st 2014
Pages: 416
Source: St. Martin's Press
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two-stars

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic saga of intrigue and mystique set in Edwardian England. Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them. Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, lives there with his wife Felicity and their six children. Walter Swann, the premier male of the Swann family, is valet to the earl. His wife Alice, a clever seamstress who is in charge of the countess's wardrobe, also makes clothes for the four daughters. For centuries, these two families have lived side-by-side, beneath the backdrop of the imposing Yorkshire manor. Lady Daphne, the most beautiful of the Earl's daughters, is about to be presented at court when a devastating event changes her life and threatens the Ingham name. With World War I looming, both families will find themselves tested in ways they never thought possible. Loyalties will be challenged and betrayals will be set into motion. In this time of uncertainty, one thing is sure: these two families will never be the same again. Cavendon Hall is Barbara Taylor Bradford at her very best, and its sweeping story of secrets, love, honor, and betrayal will have readers riveted up to the very last page.

I was sent “Cavendon Hall” by Barbara Taylor Bradford for review. I was slightly interested in the series. I really like historical fiction but I just don’t feel like this book did it for me. I wasn’t really interested in the characters. I couldn’t find a goo connection to really be invested in them. Then the plot wasn’t very interesting at all. I am hoping the next one will be better.

two-stars

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