A short story prequel to the international bestselling novel The Perfume Garden
With The Last Rose of Summer, Kate Lord Brown immerses readers in the rich, sensual world of modern Valencia, Spain, where an abandoned villa holds the key to a woman's past, and her daughter's future.
It's midsummer's night, and the Festival of San Juan illuminates the city streets; the beautiful Valencian coast is ablaze with the light of bonfires crackling on the beaches and fireworks in the sky. Liberty has invited John?the man she refused to marry but never stopped loving?to meet her there. She hopes that together they will discover the truth about the Villa del Valle?but she has a secret. Can John learn to live, and can Liberty learn to let go, before it is too late?