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The Silk Merchant’s Daughter



Dinah Jefferies’ stunning new novel is a gripping, unforgettable tale of a woman torn between two worlds…

1952, French Indochina. Since her mother’s death, eighteen-year-old half-French, half-Vietnamese Nicole has been living in the shadow of her beautiful older sister, Sylvie. When Sylvie is handed control of the family silk business, Nicole is given an abandoned silk shop in the Vietnamese…


Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Bertrice Small | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780451414779
ISBN 13 : 0451414772

Bianca flees her arranged marriage to Sebastiano Rovere, who blackmails her into marrying him to keep her brother's indiscretion a secret, and escapes to a seaside villa where she ..

The Tea Planter S Wife

Pub Date : 2016-09-13 | Author : Dinah Jefferies | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780451495990
ISBN 13 : 0451495993

#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible s..

The Emperor S New Clothes

Pub Date : 2015-01-26 | Author : Hans Christian Andersen | Publisher : Scandinavia Publishing House

ISBN 10 : 9788771326703
ISBN 13 : 8771326707

Thirty of Hans Christian Andersen's most cherished stories in single volumes Illustrator various artists. Known all over the world, these fairytales hold stories of great value and..

Anatomy Of A Soldier

Pub Date : 2016-02-23 | Author : Harry Parker | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571325849
ISBN 13 : 057132584X

Let's imagine a man called Tom Barnes, aka BA5799, who's leading British troops in the war zone. And two boys growing up together, riding a prized bicycle and flying kites, before ..


Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Bertrice Small | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780451413741
ISBN 13 : 0451413741

Despairing of finding an ideal husband in light of her older sisters' scandalous lives, Lucianna Pietro d'Angelo reluctantly accepts the proposal of an aging bookseller and inherit..

Marriage Money And Divorce In Medieval Islamic Society

Pub Date : 2005-04-21 | Author : Yossef Rapoport | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139444816
ISBN 13 : 9781139444811

High rates of divorce, often taken to be a modern and western phenomenon, were also typical of medieval Islamic societies. By pitting these high rates of divorce against the Islami..


Pub Date : 2014-10-07 | Author : Bertrice Small | Publisher : N A L Trade

ISBN 10 : 045141375X
ISBN 13 : 9780451413758

Preparing for her arranged marriage and life in her intended's chateau, dutiful daughter Serena is heartbroken by her fiancé's indecent proposal and runs away to England, where he..

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