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The compelling story of two women, born centuries apart, and the ancestral legacy that binds them.
Ella Turner tries hard to fit in to the small, close-knit community of the French town that she has moved to. She even changes her name back to Tournier, and knocks the rust off her high-school French. Isolated and lonely, she is drawn to investigate her Tournier ancestry, with heart-wrenching results.
Isabelle du Moulin, known as La Rousse because of her fiery red hair, is tormented and shunned in her village – suspected of witchcraft and reveiled for her association with the Virgin Mary. When she becomes pregnant, she has no choice but to marry into the arrogant Tournier family. Tormentor becomes husband, and a shocking fate awaits her – as Ella Turner discovers four hundred years later.

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1997

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HarperCollins, London, 2002
304 oldal · ISBN: 9780007108273

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Népszerű idézetek

Rainbird>!

How long does it take to overcome two years of marriage, two more of a relationship? I had never been tempted before; once I'd found Rick considered the search over. I had listened to my firiends' stories about their quest for the right man, their disastrous dates, their heartbreaks, and never put myself in their place. It was like watching a travel show about a place you knew you'd never go, Albania or Finland or Panama. Yet now I seemed to have a plane ticket to Helsinki in my hand.

148-149. oldal

Rainbird>!

Then it happened: like one of those one-cell creatures under the microscope that for no apparent reason suddenly divides into two, I fel uspulling apart into distinct entities with separate perespectives. It was strange: I hadn't realized how together we'd been until we were far apart.

153-154. oldal

Rainbird>!

C'mon Ella, the best defence is offence. It was Rick's favourite phrase; I could almost hear him saying it.

171. oldal

Rainbird>!

When he looked up and saw me, he stood up, smiling nervously. He was wearing work clothes, a white button-down shirt, a navy cotton blazer and docksiders. He looked big and healthy and American in that dark cave of place. like a Cadillac crawling through a narrow street.

279. oldal


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