Now Face to Face
By (author) Karleen Koen
Now Face to Face by Karleen Koen
Book DescriptionThe unforgettable sequel to Karleen Koen s beloved debut, Through a Glass Darkly A Book-of-the-Month Club main selection A bride at fteen, widowed at the tender age of twenty, Barbara, Countess Devane, embarks for colonial Virginia nancially ruined by the death of her husband in scandalous circumstances. Dressed in mourning as is proper for a woman, she is patronizingly described as a fragile black butterfly, but the fragility is deceiving. She makes a place for herself in the new world, takes lovers and friends across political divides, and questions the established traditions of slavery. Facing enemies she never suspected, she must return to England and deal face to face with the problems created by her husband, who haunts her even in death. Back in London, she quickly nds herself pulled into Jacobite plotting, and the treachery of powerful men suddenly threatens her family, her friends and a new love. Now Face to Face sweeps readers from eighteenth-century America to London and brings both worlds to vivid life. It is a magni cent evocation of an era, from the plantations of Virginia to Hanoverian England."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780307406088
(203mm x 136mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Potter Style
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Karleen Koen
Through a Glass Darkly, Paperback / softback (May 2003)
Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion. Like no other work, "Through a Glass Darkly" is infused with intrigue, sweetened by romance and awash in the black ink of betrayal.
Dark Angels, Paperback / softback» View all books by Karleen Koen
The prequel to Koen's "Through a Glass Darkly," this is a feast of a novel that sparkles with all the passion, extravagance, danger, and scandal of 17th-century England as a young woman risks everything for pride and status in an era in which women were afforded little of either.
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Author Biography - Karleen Koen
KARLEEN KOEN is the New York Times bestselling author of Through a Glass Darkly and Dark Angels, a BookSense pick. She lives in Houston, Texas. Visit her online at www.karleenkoen.com.
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