The Grass Memorial, Hardback Book


The leaping chalk horse, carved into an English hillside in the Bronze Age, stands witness to centuries of human endeavour. To Stella it represents home - sanctuary from the adrenalin-fuelled highs and corresponding lows of her career as a singer.

Stella is tough and talented, adored by every man in every audience but a loser in love. Spencer McColl is an American ex-fighter pilot making a last sentimental journey from Wyoming to the England of his mother's childhood, and the white horse, to pay tribute to the past. Harry Latimer sets off to the Crimea as a captain in the Hussars with a heart burdened by his undeclared love for his sister-in-law, Rachel. The grim reality of the battlefield provides a bitter contrast to Harry's memories of the tranquillity of home. Stella, Spencer, Harry - each marches to the tune of a different drama.

Their stories are separated by many miles and generations, but profoundly connected in ways they can never fully understand.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 604 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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  • Category: Romance
  • ISBN: 9781509815005

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