City of Jasmine

Deanna Raybourn

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Set against the lush, exotic European colonial outposts of the 1920s, New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn delivers the captivating tale of one woman who embarks upon a journey to see the world?and ends up finding intrigue, danger and a love beyond all reason.    Famed aviatrix Evangeline Starke never expected to see her husband, adventurer Gabriel Starke, ever again. They had been a golden couple, enjoying a whirlwind courtship amid the backdrop of a glittering social set in prewar London until his sudden death with the sinking of the Lusitania. Five years later, beginning to embrace life again, Evie embarks upon a flight around the world, collecting fame and admirers along the way. In the midst of her triumphant tour, she is shocked to receive a mysterious?and recent?photograph of Gabriel, which brings her ambitious stunt to a screeching halt.    With her eccentric aunt Dove in tow, Evie tracks the source of the photo to the ancient City of Jasmine, Damascus. There she discovers that nothing is as it seems. Danger lurks at every turn, and at stake is a priceless relic, an artifact once lost to time and so valuable that criminals will stop at nothing to acquire it?even murder. Leaving the jewelled city behind, Evie sets off across the punishing sands of the desert to unearth the truth of Gabriel's disappearance and retrieve a relic straight from the pages of history.    Along the way, Evie must come to terms with the deception that parted her from Gabriel and the passion that will change her destiny forever?.    ?From sweetly touching moments requiring tissues to hot-blooded hunts for prey of both two- and four-legged varieties, this book elicits the widest range of emotions, and does it with style.?  ?Library Journal on A Spear of Summer Grass

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Format
Paperback
ISBN-13
9780778316213
Language
English
Manufacturer/Publisher
Harlequin
Author(s)/editor(s)
Deanna Raybourn
Release date
2014-02-25
Brand
n/a
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30863707
UPC
978077831621
SKU
10296704

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