Thursday, April 16, 2015

Aloha to Susanna Kearsley and A DESPERATE FORTUNE


For nearly three hundred years, the cryptic journal of Mary Dundas has lain unread. Now, amateur code breaker Sara Thomas has been sent to Paris to crack the cipher.

Jacobite exile Mary Dundas is filled with longing—for freedom, for adventure, for the family she lost. When fate opens the door, Mary dares to set her foot on a path far more surprising and dangerous than she ever could have dreamed.

As Mary’s gripping tale is revealed, Sara is faced with challenges that will require letting go of everything she thought she knew—about herself, about loyalty, and especially about love. Though divided by centuries, these two women will be united in a quest to discover the limits of trust and the coincidences of fate.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley is known for her meticulous research and exotic settings from Russia to Italy to Cornwall, which not only entertain her readers but give her a great reason to travel. Her lush writing has been compared to Mary Stewart, Daphne du Maurier, and Diana Gabaldon. She hit the bestseller lists in the U.S. with The Firebird (a RITA winner) as well as, The Winter Sea and The Rose Garden (both RITA finalists and winners of RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards). Other honors include National Readers' Choice Awards, the prestigious Catherine Cookson Fiction Prize, and finaling for the UK's Romantic Novel of the Year Award. Her popular and critically acclaimed books are available in translation in more than 20 countries and as audiobooks. She lives in Canada, near the shores of Lake Ontario.

Learn more about Susanna and her books at her website, susannakearsley.com.

Sourcebooks is hosting a giveaway at this link.

Mahalo,

Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City 

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My two favorites from Susanna Kearsley

8 comments:

  1. Sounds good - adding to the wish list.

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  2. Thanks for introducing us to another great book.

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  3. I am unfamiliar with Susanna and her books. I've heard about her several times just this week. Hmmm. Sounds too good to be true...so I'll just have to get something of hers to read and decide for myself. :-) Thanks for the post, Kim! jdh2690@gmail.com

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  4. I have one of her books in my tbr pile and hope to get to it shortly - I've heard good things!!

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  5. I enjoyed reading The Shadowy Horses.

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