Romance & Sagas
SynopsisCorie Duggan is the mainstay of a stage-struck family, but she turns her back on the threatre to become a famous photographer. Her sister Beryl becomes Lynette Lee, one of the public's first TV sweethearts, but at great cost in health and emotional well-being. Misled by passion, Corie makes a mistake when she allows herself to be involved with Sasha Lenoir, her sister's ambitious and selfish agent. Lynette has innocently given her heart to Sasha so it becomes imperative that Corie ends their affair. To do so she goes abroad, thus meeting Drew Richter, an American public relations consultant.
Lynette becomes seriously ill but begs Corie to help keep it secret so that her career won't be affected. Meanwhile Corie and Drew come together for a romantic interlude in Vienna. It ends with a summons to Berlin and a tragedy at the newly built Berlin Wall. Only after a perilous journey with Drew, the man she has loved and nearly lost, does Corie find a solution to her family's problems. Free of them at last, she can plan a future with Drew . . .
Audiobook of the Month
The Last Kings of Sark - Rosa Rankin-Gee
The Last Kings of Sark is the stunning debut novel from promising young writer Rosa Rankin-Gee who was the 2011 Paris Literary prize-winner.
Jude is 21 when she flies to the island of Sark to tutor rich local boy Pip for the summer. Pip is awkward and his mother is unsettling, but at least there's Sofi, the family's holiday cook. When Pip's father goes away on holiday, science lessons are discarded and summer really begins. Soon something surprising brings the three together, but those strange, golden weeks cannot last forever.