Under the tablecloth, Frances's hand reached for mine and clasped it. I knew what it meant, that clasp and the mischievous grateful glance that accompanied it: it meant I was thanked, that there were secrets here. I could accept that. I too had secrets - who doesn't? Sent abroad to Egypt in 192...
A powerful and haunting story about three sisters and the tragedy that becomes the center of their lives from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Sally Beauman.Summer 1967: In the heart of rural Suffolk, 13-year-old Maisie is at her decaying family home, a former medieval abbey. As an artis...
'If I didn't spy, I'd be in the dark eternally. I live in a maze of unknowing - Maisie's maze - and I hate it. I need to be informed ...' The summer of 1967, at a decaying house in the heart of Suffolk: an artist is painting a portrait of thirteen-year-old Maisie and her elder sisters, beautiful Ju...
April 1951. It is twenty years since the death of Rebecca, the hauntingly beautiful first wife of Maxim de Winter. Twenty years since Manderley, the de Winter family's estate, was destroyed by fire. But Rebecca's tale is just beginning. Colonel Julyan, an old family friend, receives an anonym...
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In Sally Beauman's seductive new novel of love, sexual obsession, and complex relationships . . .Journalist Lindsay Drummond vows to remake herself: change jobs, move away from London, and--above all--extinguish the hopeless love she feels for the handsome, charismatic Rowland McGuire. But a chance...
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A reclusive couturiere of originality and passion, Maria Cazares is a legend shrouded in mystery. Around her swirl rumor and counterrumor, whispers of shocking secrets and taboos broken.... When the glitterati assemble in Paris for the new collections, a fatal passion established three decades ...
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Assigned to expose the story of a lifetime, photographer Pascal Lamartine and reporter Gini Hunter penetrate the perfect facade of John Hawthorne, the charismatic U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, a man who is not what he seems.... But beyond the scandalous web of deceit, betrayal, and desire th...
A potent love story, a dark psychological thriller, an opulent family drama set amid the sensual abandon of Edwardian England... At its center if Constance, whose every loving impulse turns to destruction. A sullen waif grown to dazzling womanhood, Constance Shawcross becomes the protegee of the we...
THERE WAS NO REASON ON EARTH WHY THEY SHOULD EVER HAVE MET... EDOUARD ... Edouard de Chavigny has known love, loss, disillusionment, and betrayal. Now he is the ruler of a financial empire, a man admired by his friends, feared by his rivals, famed for his ease in attracting women -- and notori...