Children of Italy

Author: Christine Simolke
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ISBN: 9780996214513
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Children of Italy is a thrilling novel of love, adventure, scandal, and heartbreak, set against the backdrop of the the early 20th century as millions of immigrants poured through the doors of Ellis Island in search of the American Dream.

To Love Honor and Betray

Author: Stephanie Gertler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1401382061
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A provocative look at the lives of 26 married suburban women, offering a fascinating and nuanced portrait of marriage and infidelity. Extramarital affairs are often whispered about behind closed doors. In this groundbreaking book, the doors open. Stephanie Gertler and Adrienne Lopez take an intimate and sensitive look at the lives of 26 married or previously married women who have either had an affair, are having an affair, or are wrestling with their conflicting emotions and loyalties as they consider the possibility of being unfaithful to their husbands. The women are between the ages of 35 and 70. They hail from various cultures, races, professions, and economic levels. Most have children. Many crave passion, intimacy, conversation, romance. And when those things aren't forthcoming in their marriages, they seek them elsewhere. To Love, Honor, and Betray never judges: It provides candid conversations, rendering women's lives in ways that are surprising and moving, while offering remarkable insight into the complexity of long-term relationships. It's the book that women have been waiting for.

Catching the Tide

Author: Judith Lennox
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755383516
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Secrets shape the ebb and flow of our lives... Two sisters face battles in life and love amongst the ever-present threat of war in Judith Lennox's unforgettable historical novel, Catching the Tide. Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore and Kate Morton. 1933. Tessa and Frederica Nicolson enjoy one last idyllic summer at the beautiful Villa Millefiore, overlooking Florence. Four years later, Italy is a distant memory and Tessa is revelling in the glamour and excitement of modelling in London, until a passionate affair with married author Milo Rycroft leads to tragic consequences. Tessa returns to Florence, and, missing her sister desperately, Freddie, too, travels to Italy, where she is swept up in adventure, danger and romance, and makes a chance encounter that will change her life. With the outbreak of World War Two, Tessa and Freddie must fight for their own survival and happiness, while they wonder whether they will ever see each other again... What readers are saying about Catching the Tide: 'Ideal escapism' 'This beautifully written book has an overarching theme of love and loss, and expertly captures the hedonistic atmosphere of pre-war WW2 London and Europe' 'Wonderful story, I couldn't put the book down!'

Ada the Betrayed

Author: James Malcolm Rymer
Publisher: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1508012385
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James Rymer was a 19th century author best known for writing penny dreadfuls, and Ada, the Betrayed was his very first known work, published in 1845.

THE ITALIAN BILLIONAIRE S SECRET LOVE CHILD

Author: Cathy Williams
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
ISBN: 4596262470
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One summer, young Charlotte met Riccardo and fell in love. Then she discovered that he, the son of a noble family in Italy, was merely enjoying summer love, and her days of devoting her heart and body ended in tragedy. Some years later, Riccardo’s mean looks still haunt and pain her. Now a real-estate agent, Charlotte is shocked when she finds her next client is none other than the unforgettable Riccardo!

Voicing Gender

Author: Naomi Adele André
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217899
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Documents the changes in approaches to gender in opera in the early 19th century.

Das Versprechen der W ste

Author: Katherine Webb
Publisher: Diana Verlag
ISBN: 3641200318
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Oman 1958: Voller Erwartungen bricht die britische Archäologin Joan Seabrook mit ihrem Verlobten Rory in die arabische Welt auf. Endlich wird sie ihr großes Idol, die betagte Entdeckerin Maude Vickery, treffen. Doch die Ankunft ist ernüchternd: Das Land befindet sich im Krieg, Maude reagiert abweisend und auch Rory zieht sich zunehmend von Joan zurück. Erst der britische Kommandant Charles Elliot nimmt sich ihrer an und legt ihr die prächtige Welt des Orients zu Füßen. Bis sie ein folgenschweres Versprechen gibt. Ein Versprechen, das Joan mitten hineinzieht in die gefährlichen Geheimnisse der Wüste ...