Il Segreto Di Helena

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Giunti Editore
ISBN: 8809832779
Grandezza: 51,97 MB
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ePub: FL3691; PDF: FL3692

The Olive Tree

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 150982474X
Grandezza: 66,70 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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It is said that anyone who comes to stay at 'Pandora' for the first time will fall in love . . . It has been twenty-four years since a young Helena spent a magical holiday in Cyprus, where she fell in love for the first time. When the now crumbling house, 'Pandora', is left to her by her godfather, she returns to spend the summer there with her family. Yet Helena knows that the idyllic beauty of Pandora masks a web of secrets she has kept from William, her husband, and Alex, her son. At the difficult age of thirteen, Alex is torn between protecting his beloved mother, and growing up. And equally, he is desperate to learn the truth about his real father . . . When Helena meets her childhood sweetheart by chance, a chain of events is set in motion that threatens to make her past and present collide. Both Helena and Alex know that life will never be the same, once Pandora's secrets have been revealed. The number one international bestseller

Il Segreto Di Elena

Autore: Nicola Ronchi
Editore: Porto Seguro Editore srl
ISBN: 8898930240
Grandezza: 19,65 MB
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Quando Dario si accorse delle ferite da taglio sulla delicata pelle di Elena, tenute nascoste fino ad allora, il mondo gli crollò addosso: perché lo faceva? Il medico del pronto soccorso aveva pronunciato una parola terribile, angosciante, mostruosa: autolesionismo. Perché, nonostante due anni insieme, non gli aveva mai parlato del suo problema? E perché continuava a tacere, nonostante confessasse di amarlo alla follia? Cosa o chi voleva coprire? Dario voleva andare a fondo, scavare nel passato della sua amata Elena, sapere tutto sui misteriosi genitori, sull'amica del cuore che lui, stranamente, non aveva mai conosciuto, su chi frequentava quando non erano insieme... In una continua lotta fra sentimenti, amore e mistero, Dario era certo che, dopo il ricovero in un istituto psichiatrico, avrebbe scoperto, finalmente, l'inconfessabile segreto che Elena celava nell'abisso della propria coscienza...

Il Segreto Di Mia Madre

Autore: J. L. Witterick
Editore: Rizzoli
ISBN: 8858662113
Grandezza: 26,35 MB
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Polonia, 1942. Alla periferia del villaggio di Sokal, in una modesta casetta di legno con un po’ di terreno intorno, vivono Franciszka e la figlia Helena. Al culmine della persecuzione nazista, tutti gli ebrei di Sokal vengono radunati nel ghetto per poi essere deportati. A rischio della sua stessa vita e di quella della figlia, Franciszka accetta di nascondere due famiglie ebree e un giovane disertore tedesco; dietro la sua decisione non c’è un’ideologia né la spinta della religione, ma solo un profondo senso di giustizia e rispetto per la vita umana. Nella sua piccolissima casa Franciszka tiene accesa e protegge la fiamma della speranza nel futuro per quelle persone che a lei si affidano come a una madre. E in fondo, per tutti loro Franciszka sarà proprio questo: una madre amorevole e forte, capace di compiere il più grande dei sacrifici con la naturalezza dei gesti quotidiani più semplici. Perché quando un giorno la guerra sarà finita non conterà ciò che si sarebbe potuto fare, ma solo ciò che si è avuto il coraggio di fare.

The Girl On The Cliff

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451655827
Grandezza: 57,46 MB
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Grania Ryan returns home to Ireland and forms a close friendship with a young girl whose family history is intertwined with Grania's own.

The Orchid House

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451655800
Grandezza: 24,94 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 4638
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Note to readers: In the UK, this book is published under the title Hothouse Flower. From beloved New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Riley, a “sweeping, poignant saga that will enthrall fans of The House at Riverton, Rebecca, and Downton Abbey” (Shelf Awareness). Spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from the Wharton Park estate in England to Thailand, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist and the aristocratic Crawford family, whose shocking secrets are revealed, leading to devastating consequences. As a child, concert pianist Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park, the grand estate reminiscent of Downton Abbey where her grandfather tended exotic orchids. Years later, while struggling with overwhelming grief over the death of her husband and young child, she returns to this tranquil place. There she reunites with Kit Crawford, heir to the estate and her possible salvation. When they discover an old diary, Julia seeks out her grandmother to learn the truth behind a love affair that almost destroyed the estate. Their search takes them back to the 1940s when Harry, a former heir to Wharton Park, married his young society bride, Olivia, on the eve of World War II. When the two lovers are cruelly separated, the impact will be felt for generations to come. This atmospheric story alternates between the magical world of Wharton Park and Thailand during World War II. Filled with twists and turns, passions and lies, and ultimately redemption, The Orchid House is a beautiful, romantic, and poignant novel.

The Storm Sister

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447288599
Grandezza: 50,12 MB
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Ally D'Aplièse is about to compete in one of the world's most perilous yacht races, when she hears the news of her adoptive father's sudden, mysterious death. Rushing back to meet her five sisters at their family home, she discovers that her father - an elusive billionaire affectionately known to his daughters as Pa Salt - has left each of them a tantalising clue to their true heritage. Ally has also recently embarked on a deeply passionate love affair that will change her destiny forever. But with her life now turned upside down, Ally decides to leave the open seas and follow the trail that her father left her, which leads her to the icy beauty of Norway . . . There, Ally begins to discover her roots - and how her story is inextricably bound to that of a young unknown singer, Anna Landvik, who lived there over a hundred years before, and sang in the first performance of Grieg's iconic music set to Ibsen's play 'Peer Gynt'. As Ally learns more about Anna, she also begins to question who her father, Pa Salt, really was. And why is the seventh sister missing? Following the bestselling The Seven Sisters, The Storm Sister is the second book in Lucinda Riley's spellbinding series based loosely on the mythology surrounding the famous star constellation.

The Shadow Sister

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447288637
Grandezza: 66,43 MB
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Following on from the bestselling The Seven Sisters and The Storm Sister, The Shadow Sister is the third book in Lucinda Riley's spellbinding series, loosely based on the mythology of the Seven Sisters star cluster. Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her beloved father - the elusive billionaire, named Pa Salt by his six daughters, all adopted by him from the four corners of the world. He has left each of them a clue to their true heritage, but Star - the most enigmatic of the sisters - is hesitant to step out of the safety of the close relationship she shares with her sister CeCe. In desperation, she decides to follow the first clue she has been left, which leads her to an antiquarian bookshop in London, and the start of a whole new world . . . A hundred years earlier, headstrong and independent Flora MacNichol vows she will never marry. She is happy and secure in her home in the Lake District, living close to her idol, Beatrix Potter, when machinations outside her control lead her to London, and the home of one of Edwardian society's most notorious players, Alice Keppel. Flora is pulled between passionate love and duty to her family, but finds herself a pawn in a game - the rules of which are only known to others, until a meeting with a mysterious gentleman unveils the answers that Flora has been searching for her whole life . . . As Star learns more of Flora's incredible journey, she too goes on a voyage of discovery, finally stepping out of the shadow of her sister and opening herself up to the possibility of love.

Bitten

Autore: Kelley Armstrong
Editore: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 030735878X
Grandezza: 78,86 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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An erotically charged, addictive thriller from the future queen of suspense. Living in Toronto for a year, Elena is leading the normal life she has always dreamed of, including a stable job as a journalist and a nice apartment shared with her boyfriend. As the lone female werewolf in existence, only her secret midnight prowls and her occasional inhuman cravings set her apart. Just one year ago, life was very different. Adopted by the Pack when bitten, Elena had spent years struggling with her resentment at having her life stolen away. Torn between two worlds, and overwhelmed by the new passions coursing through her body, her only option for control was to deny her awakening needs and escape. But now the Pack has called Elena home to help them fight an alliance of renegade werewolves who are bent on exposing and annihilating the Pack. And although Elena is obliged to rejoin her "family," she vows not to be swept up in Pack life again, no matter how natural it might feel. She has made her choice. Trouble is, she's increasingly uncertain if it's the right one. An erotically charged thriller, Bitten will awaken the voracious appetite of every reader, as the age-old battle between man and beast, between human and inhuman forces, comes to a head in one small town and within one woman's body. From the Paperback edition.

The Italian Girl

Autore: Lucinda Riley
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447257081
Grandezza: 47,58 MB
Formato: PDF
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Nothing sings as sweetly as love, or burns quite like betrayal Rosanna Menici is just a girl when she meets Roberto Rossini, the man who will change her life. In the years to come, their destinies are bound together by their extraordinary talents as opera singers and by their enduring but obsessive love for each other - a love that will ultimately affect the lives of all those closest to them. For, as Rosanna slowly discovers, their union is haunted by irreversible events from the past . . . Rosanna's journey takes her from humble beginnings in the back streets of Naples to the glittering stages of the world's most prestigious opera houses. Set against a memorable backdrop of Lucinda Riley's trademark evocative locations, The Italian Girl unfolds into a poignant and unforgettable tale of love, betrayal and self-discovery. *First published as Aria under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten*