Dinah Jefferies

The Tuscan Contessa

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2020


This novel opens on a shuttered square on a summer evening in 1944; three crows appear, one after the other, a bad omen. Set ...Read Review

The Missing Sister

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2019



The bestselling author of The Tea Planter’s Wife has written another historical mystery featuring complex family relationships, love, and betrayal. Annabelle (Belle) ...Read Review

The Sapphire Widow

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2018


The breathtaking scenery of Ceylon is the true hero of this novel, as the descriptions of its verdant hills, turquoise seas, ancient estates, ...Read Review

The Silk Merchant’s Daughter

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2016


In 1950s Vietnam Nicole is a young “metisse” – half French, half Vietnamese. Her older sister, Sylvie, has inherited their father’s French looks, ...Read Review

The Tea Planter’s Wife

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2015Published 2016Published 2016-09-13


Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a tea plantation owner and is keen to join him in Ceylon. She seems at ease with ...Read Review

The Separation

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2014


It is 1955. Lydia returns to her home in Malacca after visiting a sick friend, expecting to be welcomed by her husband Alec and ...Read Review