A Passionate Man

A Passionate Man


An unputdownable novel about fathers and sons, sex and love, loyalties and identities and fear of failure from multi-million copy bestselling author Joanna Trollope. Readers of Elizabeth Noble, Erica James and Amanda Prowse will not be disappointed...

'Demonstrates again how good Joanna Trollope is at describing village life and how sure is her touch' -- Evening Standard
'An elegant, witty and deeply perceptive book' -- Woman's Journal
'Bubbly, amusing, touching, and ultimately poignant' -- Sunday Express
'Her writing is, for me, perfection' -- ***** Reader review
'One of her best I think' -- ***** Reader review
'I didn't want it to finish!' -- ***** Reader review
'Captivating' -- ***** Reader review
'Brilliant' -- ***** Reader review


The Logans were an enchanting and admirable couple. Archie had snatched Liza from her own engagement party to someone else, wooed her, swept her off to his father in Scotland, and finally married her.

Now bedded firmly into country life - three children, Archie the village doctor, Liza a teacher, everything comfortable, funny, affectionate - they awaited the arrival of Archie's father, the brilliant Sir Andrew Logan, a widower for over thirty years.

When his city-clean Rover stopped in the drive, Sir Andrew was not alone. Beside him was a golden lady in caramel suede, a warm, witty, desirable widow whom everyone - except Archie - adored at once.

Archie saw his father's mistress as the worm in the bud of his perfect life - a life that was to be wrenched apart before he and Liza could re-create their world.


  • Demonstrates again how good Joanna Trollope is at describing village life and how sure is her touch
    Evening Standard

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Joanna Trollope

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