The First Actress

The tumultuous life of the legendary French star Sarah Bernhardt the world s first modern actress and international celebrity dazzles in this stunning novel for readers of Love and Ruin and Mistress of the Ritz n nFrom her beginnings as the daughter of a high class courtesan to her extraordinary tr

The Henna Artist

Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel n nEscaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen year old Lakshmi

Circe

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born But Circe is a strange child not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power the power of witchc

The Nightingale

In love we find out who we want to be nIn war we find out who we are n nFRANCE, 1939 n nIn the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade France but invade they do, in droves of marching sold