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From the Amazon bestselling author of The Secret of the Grand Hôtel du Lac, Kathryn Gauci, comes a powerful and unforgettable portrait of one woman's struggle to balance a love she knows will ultimately end in tragedy, and of the hardships of war combined with the darker forces of village life. I saw him everywhere: in the brightest star, in the birds that came to my window—he was there. After a love like that, you can endure anything life throws at you. Set on a Greek island during the German Occupation of Greece, The Blue Dolphin is like a Greek tragedy. Rich with loyalties and betrayals, it is a harrowing, yet ultimately uplifting story of endurance and love. Greece, 1944:...read more
A richly woven saga set against the mosques and minarets of Asia Minor and the ruins of ancient Athens 1822: As the Greek War of Independence rages, a child is born to a woman of legendary beauty on the Greek island of Chios. The subsequent decades of bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks simmer to a head when the Greek army invades Turkey in 1919. During this time, Dimitra Lamartine arrives in Smyrna and gains fame and fortune as an embroiderer to the elite of Ottoman society. However, it is her granddaughter, Sophia, who takes the business to great heights as a couturier in Constantinople only to see their world come crashing down with the outbreak of war. 1922: Sophia begins a...read more
Originally published in the USA Today bestselling The Darkest Hour anthology, this gripping tale of resistance, suspense, and love is now a standalone book. 1940: Paris under Nazi occupation. When the Germans invade France, twenty-one-year-old Nathalie Fontaine is living a quiet life in rural Southwest France. Within months, she heads for Paris and joins the Resistance as a courier helping to organize escape routes. But Paris is fraught with danger. When several escapes are foiled by the Gestapo, the network suspects they are compromised. Nathalie suspects one person. But when a chance encounter with a stranger provides an opportunity to make a little extra money by working as a...read more