The clues she discovers are baffling—a jewel-encrusted box that won’t open and a camera with its film intact. If you loved i was anastasia by Ariel Lawhon you won't want to miss this novel about her sister, Grand Duchess Maria. What she finds out pulls val into one of the world’s greatest mysteries—what truly happened to the Grand Duchess Maria?
The Lost Daughter: A Novel #ad - So, she begins a search for the truth—about his words and her past. Her days are a combination of endless boredom and paralyzing fear; her only respite are clandestine flirtations with a few of the guards imprisoning the family—never realizing her innocent actions could mean the difference between life and death1973: When Val Doyle hears her father’s end-of-life confession, “I didn’t want to kill her, ” she’s stunned.
Another Woman's Husband: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Eventually, the revelation of a long-forgotten link to Wallis Simpson leads Rachel to the truth behind a scandal that shook the world. Two women who challenged the Crown. Divided by time. As the world mourns the loss of diana, one young woman uncovers a forgotten story of passion, Princess of Wales, betrayal, and a scandal surrounding the British crown in this unforgettable novel by the bestselling author of The Secret Wife.
Haunted by the crash and diana’s subsequent death, the Duchess of Windsor, Rachel is intrigued when she discovers that Di had visited the last home of Wallis, only hours before the accident. Though mary’s family isn’t crazy about her new best friend, she steadfastly stands by her side—even years later when they’re adults and rumors swirl about Wallis and her reckless behavior with none other than the Prince of Wales.
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1997: after a romantic proposal in Paris, Rachel and her fiancé Alex are in a cab when suddenly the car ahead crashes. They’re stunned to learn Princess Diana is in the car. Bound by a secret.
Women and Children First: Bravery, love and fate: the untold story of the doomed TitanicAvon #ad - Praise for gill paul: ‘A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story… A triumph. Dinah jefferies ‘gripping, romantic and evocative of its time. Lulu taylor it is 1912. On the boats are four survivors. Reg, and george, an irishwoman travelling to america with her children; Juliet, a titled English lady who is pregnant and unmarried, a handsome young steward working in the first-class dining room; Annie, a troubled American millionaire.
In the wake of the tragedy, each of these people must try to rebuild their lives. But how can life ever be the same again when you’ve heard over a thousand people dying in the water around you?Haunting, emotional and beautifully written, Women and Children First breathes fresh life into the most famous disaster of the 20th century.
Women and Children First: Bravery, love and fate: the untold story of the doomed Titanic #ad - A gripping read from the bestselling author of The Secret Wife. Against all odds, the Titanic is sinking. As desperate hands emerge from the icy water, a few lucky row boats float in the darkness.
No Place For A Lady: A sweeping wartime romance full of courage and passionAvon #ad - But the young lucy is fighting her own battles, and not everyone wants to be found…Against the backdrop of one of history’s most heartbreaking wars, can these two sisters find their way back to each other? Or will tragedy intervene?A spellbinding tale of courage, adventure and true love from the bestselling author of The Secret Wife.
Praise for gill paul: ‘A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story… A triumph. Dinah jefferies ‘gripping, romantic and evocative of its time. Lulu taylor the year is 1854, and Britain is in the grip of a gruesome war. Dorothea gray has not seen her little sister Lucy since she eloped with the handsome Captain Charlie Harvington and set sail for the Crimea.
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The Affair: An enthralling story of love and passion and Hollywood glamourAvon #ad - Secrets. Rome, 1961. The money is running out, and a media storm is brewing over the Taylor-Burton relationship. But as the heady world of Hollywood envelops her, secrets begin to emerge in the cast and crew. As the cameras roll on cleopatra, the world is transfixed by the love affair emerging between Hollywood’s biggest stars: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
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The Other Windsor Girl: A Novel of Princess Margaret, Royal RebelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - A chance meeting with the Princess changes her life forever. But while margaret, as a member of the Royal Family, is not free to act on her desires, Vera soon wants the freedom to pursue her own dreams. While writing scandalous novels, she dreams of living and working in New York, and regaining the happiness she enjoyed before her fiancé was killed in the war.
Georgie blalock captures the fascinating, fast-living princess and her “set” as seen through the eyes of one of her ladies-in-waiting. Can she be a dutiful princess while still dazzling the world on her own terms?Post-war Britain isn’t glamorous for The Honorable Vera Strathmore. Soon, vera gains margaret’s confidence and the privileged position of second lady-in-waiting to the Princess.
As time and princess margaret’s scandalous behavior progress, duty, both women will be forced to choose between status, and love… . Named one of the best books of the week by the new york post!in a historical debut evoking the style of The Crown, the daughter of an impoverished noble is swept into the fame and notoriety of the royal family and Princess Margaret's fast-living friends when she is appointed as Margaret's second Lady-in-Waiting.
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The Secret Wife: A captivating story of romance, passion and mysteryAvon #ad - Love. There, on the shores of lake Akanabee, she discovers the spectacular jewelled pendant that will lead her to a long-buried family secret. Guilt. Heartbreak. 1914russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Haunting, as past merges with present in an unforgettable story of love, moving and beautifully written, The Secret Wife effortlessly crosses centuries, loss and resilience.
Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Dinah Jefferies. 2016kitty fisher escapes to her great-grandfather’s remote cabin in America, after a devastating revelation makes her flee London. The usa today bestseller****the number one Kindle bestseller**‘A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story… A triumph.
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The Secret Wife of Aaron BurrKensington Books #ad - But long before that single shot destroyed Burr’s political career, a libertine, there were other dark whispers about him: that he was untrustworthy, a man unafraid of claiming whatever he believed should be his. As theodosia sickens with the fatal disease that will finally kill her, Mary and Burr are drawn together into a private world of power and passion, and a secret, tangled union that would have shocked the nation .
. Praise for i, eliza hamilton “Scott’s devotion to research is evident. Sold into slavery as a child in India, Mary Emmons was brought to an America torn by war. Today aaron burr is remembered more for the fatal duel that killed rival Alexander Hamilton. A rewarding take on a fascinating historical couple.
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Jackie and Maria: A Novel of Jackie Kennedy & Maria CallasWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Jackie kennedy was beautiful, sophisticated, and contemplating leaving her ambitious young senator husband. From the #1 bestselling author of the secret wife comes a story of love, and tragedy as the lives of Jackie Kennedy and Maria Callas are intertwined—and they become the ultimate rivals, passion, in love with the same man.
The president's wife; a Glamorous Superstar; the rivalry that shook the world. Life in the public eye with an overly ambitious--and unfaithful—man who could hardly be coaxed to return from a vacation after the birth of a stillborn child was breaking her spirit. So when she's offered a holiday on the luxurious yacht owned by billionaire Ari Onassis, she says yes.
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The First Lady and the Rebel: A NovelSourcebooks Landmark #ad - Because her beloved sister emily is across party lines, fighting for the South, and Mary is at risk of losing both her country and her family in the tides of a brutal war. A confederate rebel's WifeEmily Todd Helm has married the love of her life. With a country's legacy at stake, how will two sisters shape history?
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A compelling alternate history of the romanov family in which a secret fifth daughter—smuggled out of Russia before the revolution—continues the royal lineage to dramatic consequencesIn her riveting debut novel, Lena, The Secret Daughter of the Tsar, Jennifer Laam seamlessly braids together the stories of three women: Veronica, and Charlotte.
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Veronica is an aspiring historian living in present-day Los Angeles when she meets a mysterious man who may be heir to the Russian throne. Then as veronica's passion intensifies, and her search for the true heir to the throne takes a dangerous turn, the reader learns just how these three vastly different women are connected.
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