By Sonia Marmen
Le greatest tome de l. a. Fille du Pasteur Cullen a remporté un vif succès au Québec et en France. Des dizaines de milliers de lecteurs ont succombé à ses charmes. Intrigues, amours, portrait d'époque richement documenté... tout y était pour qu'on le dépose à remorse, pressé d'en connaître los angeles suite. los angeles voici enfin ! Sonia Marmen revient en strength avec un moment tome aussi étonnant qu'émouvant. Elle nous plonge dans l. a. vie des membres de l. a. famille Seton, en plein XIXe siècle, captivante période où l. a. liberté devient l'enjeu de toutes les luttes.
Charlotte Seton est l. a. fille aînée de Francis Seton, chirurgien réputé d'Édimbourg, et de Dana Cullen, fille d'un pasteur presbytérien. Alors que des épreuves mettent en péril le mariage du couple, Charlotte fait son entrée dans le monde des grands. Elle se passionne pour los angeles technology de son père en même temps que son cœur s'éveille aux émois de l'amour. Entêtée et curieuse, elle défiera plus d'une fois les interdits de los angeles société britannique du début du XIXe siècle. Il en résultera une suite d'évènements malheureux qui l. a. laisseront déçue de ce que lui offre los angeles vie et l'amèneront à s'interroger sur sa position dans un monde où elle ne voit d'espace que pour les hommes. Un séjour en Jamaïque, à los angeles plantation sucrière des Elliot, lui ouvrira de nouveaux horizons. Dans ce cadre exotique, elle vivra le bonheur du vertige amoureux. Mais l'ombre d'un mystery airplane à Montpelier et Charlotte découvrira avec effroi que les Elliot sont prêts à tout pour le protéger...
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Brother Joseph has studied the ancient masters,” he said. “He must know best. ” “I can, Brother Godwyn,” Matthew protested. ” Anthony laughed. The idea of a barber with a book was silly, like a horse with a hat. ” “The Canon of Avicenna, the great Islamic physician. Translated from Arabic into Latin. ” Matthew persisted. ” Godwyn expected Saul to give the same answer, so that the contest would be indecisive. But, although he looked nervous and shy, Saul contradicted Godwyn. “The barber may be right,” he said.
À l'abri du silence (La Fille du Pasteur Cullen, Tome 2) by Sonia Marmen