The Ex Debutante

Titre : The Ex Debutante
Auteur : Linda Francis Lee
Éditeur : St. Martin's Press
ISBN-13 : 1429915358
Libération : 2008-04-01

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When Carlisle Wainwright Cushing left her native Texas to start a new life in Boston, she had no regrets. The former Texas debutante, who never felt at home in her Southern skin, had found liberation--or so she thought. Until the day she gets an urgent call from her mother, reporting that: one, the Symphony Association Debutante Ball, which Carlisle's family has sponsored for years, is about to be called off; Two, her mother's divorce has the whole town talking; And three, the family's good name is at stake and Carlisle is the only one who can fix it all. So Carlisle takes a leave of absence from her law firm and goes to Texas to help. Her fiance, who has no idea she's an heiress, can't know that she's organizing the ball, handling the dramas of the girls involved, settling her mother's suit--and coming face to face with the true love of her life, whom she ran out on when she left Texas. Her trip home challenges Carlisle's sense of herself and brings the pieces of her past togther, so that when she finally re-meets the man of her dreams, she's in a perfect place to tempt fate.

Good Housekeeping

Titre : Good Housekeeping
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : MINN:31951000597550Q
Libération : 1920

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Good Housekeeping Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Magnolia League

Titre : The Magnolia League
Auteur : Katie Crouch
Éditeur : Poppy
ISBN-13 : 9780316126915
Libération : 2011-05-03

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When her free-spirited mother dies in a tragic accident, sixteen-year-old Alexandria Lee is forced to leave her West Coast home and move in with a wealthy grandmother she's never known in Savannah, Georgia. By birth, Alex is a rightful if unwilling member of the Magnolia League-Savannah's long-standing debutante society. But white gloves and silk gowns are a far cry from the vintage t-shirts and torn jeans shorts she's used to. Alex is the first in decades to question the Magnolia League's intentions, yet even she becomes entangled in their seductive world. The members enjoy youth, beauty and power...but at what cost? As Alex discovers a pact between the Magnolias and the Buzzards, a legendary hoodoo family, she discovers secrets-some deadly-hidden beneath the glossy Southern veneer. New York Times bestselling author Katie Crouch's poignant and humorous voice shines in this enchanting and mysterious story about girls growing up in a magical Southern city.

The Diney Costeloe Collection

Titre : The Diney Costeloe Collection
Auteur : Diney Costeloe
Éditeur : Head of Zeus Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781786695185
Libération : 2016-12-22

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A collection of three novels by global bestselling author Diney Costeloe: THE RUNAWAY FAMILY. A mother's struggle to protect her family and escape Nazi persecution in World War Two Germany. THE SISTERS OF ST CROIX. A gripping story of love, death and danger in Nazi-occupied France. THE THROWAWAY CHILDREN. Gritty, heartrending and unputdownable – the story of two sisters sent first to an English, then an Australian orphanage in the aftermath of World War 2.

The Sisters of St Croix

Titre : The Sisters of St Croix
Auteur : Diney Costeloe
Éditeur : Head of Zeus
ISBN-13 : 9781784972592
Libération : 2015-07-29

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A gripping story of love, death and danger in Nazi-occupied France from the bestselling author of The Throwaway Children. When Adelaide Anson-Gravetty finds out her father is not the man who raised her, she is both shocked and intrigued. Determined to find out more about her new family, she travels to the convent of Our Lady of Mercy in France to meet her aunt, the Reverend Mother. But when France falls to the German army, Adelaide and the nuns are soon in the thick of a war that threatens both their beliefs and their lives. Collaborating with the Resistance, sheltering Jewish orphans, defying the rulings of Vichy France: these are dangerous activities in dangerous times. These courageous women must give all they've got in order to protect the innocent from the evil menace of the Nazi war machine.

Legends of War

Titre : Legends of War
Auteur : C.A. Portnellus
Éditeur : iUniverse
ISBN-13 : 9781491748923
Libération : 2014-12-12

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It is 1943 in Beaumont, Texas, and Barton Barre's life has just veered from a carefully planned path to fame and fortune. After a drunken night with friends, the recent college graduate is coerced into volunteering for the army. With fate and perhaps the legacy of the La Barre family curse hovering over him, Barton signs on for officers' training and begins serving in England. It is not long after D-Day when Barton finds himself in France, the same area his father once fought in during the summer of 1918. Intrigued by the contents of an earlier letter from his father, Bart searches to find the truths behind a family mystery. Meanwhile back home in America, the Barre family and Bart's pen pal, Elise Boulanger, spends their days fretting about him and attempting to survive the hardships of war rationing. Elise is torn by her devotion for Bart-a man she met only once-and a blossoming new romance. She and the Barre family have no idea that as Bart battles loneliness and worry amid the chaos of war, destiny waits to play a cruel joker card. "Legends of War" is the second book in the "La Barre Family Saga"-it is a compelling and heartfelt story of fractured families' lives both at home in America and on the battlefield in Europe during World War II.

Roosevelts

Titre : Roosevelts
Auteur : Peter Collier
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9780684801407
Libération : 1995-06-01

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The Roosevelts is a brilliant and controversial account of twentieth-century American political culture as seen through the lens of its preeminent political dynasty. Peter Collier shows how Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, along with their descendants, scrambled to define the direction that American politics would take. The Oyster Bay clan, influenced by the flamboyant Teddy, was extroverted, eccentric, tradition-bound, and family-oriented. They represented an age of American innocence that would be replaced by Franklin's Hyde Park Roosevelts, who were aloof and cold yet individualistic and progressive. Drawing on extensive interviews and brimming with trenchant anecdotes, this historical portrait casts new light on the pivotal events and personalities that shaped the Roosevelt legacy -- from Eleanor's often brutal relationship with her children and Theodore Jr.'s undoing in the 1924 New York gubernatorial race, to the heroism of Teddy's sons during both World Wars and FDR's loveless marriage. The Roosevelts is history at its most penetrating, a crucial work that illuminates the foundations of contemporary, American politics.

Sassoon

Titre : Sassoon
Auteur : Peter Stansky
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 0300095473
Libération : 2003

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Sir Philip Sassoon (1888-1939), a glamorous and well-known figure in Britain for the first four decades of the 20th century, was the most eligible bachelor and the greatest host of his time. He attained prominence in the art world, high society and politics. In contrast, his sister Sybil (1894-1989) lived a much more private life. Yet she was fascinating in her own right, marrying into the grandest level of the English aristocracy, restoring Houghton - formerly the house of Sir Robert Walpole - to magnificence, and serving in the high command of the Women's Royal Naval Service during both World Wars.

Theatre Magazine

Titre : Theatre Magazine
Auteur : W. J. Thorold
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015008541081
Libération : 1930

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W. J. Thorold A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Theatre Magazine Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Women in French Studies

Titre : Women in French Studies
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : IND:30000100301898
Libération : 2005

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Women in French Studies Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.