Rachel Hore

Books by this Author

Last Letter Home
The House on Bellevue Gardens
The Glass Painter's Daughter
A Week in Paris
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Love conquers all

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To be a brilliant pianist

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. a mayfly - they live for the present because that's all they have

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. forgetfulness

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Anything that threatens my family

Author Voices

September 19, 2011

I'm very excited at the publication of my new novel, A GATHERING STORM. With its setting of World War Two, it was an intense experience to research and write, and it's not without some trepidation that I view the prospect of sharing this experience with my readers now. I very much hope that you enjoy the book. Maybe, like me, you grew up thrilled by stories your parents or grandparents told about living through that war, or maybe fighting in it. My mother, who was 9 when war broke out, loves to talk about turning their suburban Surrey garden into a smallholding, and how local houses were bombed. My father would describe how his school was evacuated from... see more


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