Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A
Lily is haunted by memories–of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower, and asks the gods for forgiveness. In nineteenth-century China, when wives and daughters were foot-bound and lived in almost total seclusion, the women in one remote Hunan county developed their own secret code for communication: nu shu (“women’s writing”). Some girls were paired with laotongs, “old sames,” in emotional matches that lasted throughout their lives. They painted letters on fans, embroidered messages on handkerchiefs, and composed stories, thereby reaching out of their isolation to share their hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. With the arrival of a silk fan on which Snow Flower has composed for Lily a poem of introduction in nu shu, their friendship is sealed and they become “old sames” at the tender age of seven. As the years pass, through famine and rebellion, they reflect upon their arranged marriages, loneliness, and the joys and tragedies of motherhood. The two find solace, developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive. But when a misunderstanding arises, their lifelong friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a brilliantly realisti...
- Brand: See, Lisa
- ASIN: 0812980352
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A
- ASIN: B00118WLJS
Snow Flower and the Secret
- ASIN: B006226XQK
- ASIN: B07B42SSPP
Secrets of Sand Mountain (Sand Mountain
A story of murder, dark family heritage, and intrigue that will keep you turning the pages. The secrets of small town life are laid bare and the main characters must use all their wits to survive. Philip Campbell dreams of life beyond his small home town of Campbell Crossing atop Sand Mountain in Alabama. It’s the summer of 1944 and World War II is in its final chaotic days. Philip and his best friend, Harlan, go on a camping trip to their favorite site on a high bluff that leads to danger, mystery, and discovery. The story revolves around Philip, an escaped German prisoner of war, and Philip’s mysterious Aunt Violette, a woman with a dark past who has removed herself from society. This thriller of a story, told in four parts, describes their adventures, dangers, and a dark heritage that could destroy them all. The action begins in tiny Campbell Crossing and moves on through Panama, Cuba, and England before returning to Alabama for a fiery climax. If you like action adventure stories, with a bit of romance , you will love Secrets of Sand Mountain
- ASIN: B0198RCK3A
Dante Vanderbilt. 6”4. Muscular. Sexy hazel eyes. Dark silky hair. The sort of man that no woman wants to say no to. And he knows it. He’s cocky, arrogant, and the most handsome man I’ve ever met in my life.I’m not the sort of girl to have a one night stand. I’m not the sort of girl that hooks up in someone’s office, but when I met Dante, I no longer recognized the sort of girl that I was. I decided to let caution sail to the wind and go with the flow and submit everything to him.But then, Dante did something unexpected. Suddenly he turned the heat to up 100 and I’m left hanging on by confused angry threads. Now it’s my turn to tables on him. Now it’s my turn to play some secret games.NOTE: This novella is a free steamy prequel to the full-length standalone novel Dante, that will be released on December 27th. It will also be included in Dante when it is released, so you can read it first as a free download or you can read it as part of the novel on release day.
- ASIN: B07KG77J9M
The Constant Gardener: A
- ASIN: B000FBJHDA
The Secret (Highlands' Lairds Book
A beautiful English lady falls for a Scottish highlander in this delightful historical romance from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood.Judith Hampton was as beautiful as she was proud and loyal. Her dear Scottish friend from childhood was about to give birth, and Judith had promised to be at her side. But there was another, private reason for the journey from her bleak English home to the Highlands: to meet the father she had never known, the Laird Maclean. Nothing prepared her, however, for the sight of the Scottish barbarian who was to escort her into his land...Iain Maitland, Laird of his clan, a man more powerfully compelling than any she had ever encountered.In a spirited clash of wills and customs, Judith reveled in the melting bliss of Iain's searching kisses, his passionate caresses. Perplexed by her sprightly defiance, bemused by her tender nature, Iain felt his soul growing into the light and warmth of her love. Surely nothing would wrench her from the affection and trust of Iain and his clan...not even the truth about her father, a devastating secret that could shatter the boldest alliance, and the most glorious of loves!
- ASIN: B0050ON37S
Choose Me (Banger Book 1)
In business—and in love—the only thing sweeter than negotiating the deal is closing it.Katherine just sent her kids to California to spend the summer with their dad. That gives her two months to indulge in a guiltless summer fling… if she can find a man worthy enough. But even if she does, she may not have the time now that she’s taken over the family business. Greyson gave up trying to find a woman to fit into his complicated life ages ago, choosing instead to focus on expanding his sporting goods empire. Now he’s set his sights on acquiring family-owned Freedom Cycle, and once Greyson decides he wants something, he goes after it until he gets it.When Katherine’s and Greyson’s paths cross in a crowded nightclub, she’s unaware that he’s the man maneuvering to take over her company, and he has no idea she’s the woman he has to persuade to sell it. All they know is that the chemistry between them is unlike anything they’ve ever felt. Which means both are oblivious to the colossal mistake they’re about to make when they leave the club together.When the passionate rush is over and their identities are revealed, will it be too late for Greyson to save the deal? Or will he be even more determined than ever now that the one thing he wants even more than Katherin...
- ASIN: B078H47265
Snow Flower and the Secret
- Brand: 20th Century Fox
- ASIN: B005KG4CUS
- UPC: 689721740633
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