Book Title : Wild Jasmine

wild jasmine

Release Date : 2011-05-25
ISBN Code : 0307794857
Book Author : Bertrice Small
Book Publisher : Ivy Books
Total Pages : 544

Book Summary :

She lived and loved with fierce abandon, surrendering to the deepest pleasures of passion . . . Princess Yasaman had been blessed with rapturous beauty, fierce intelligence, and an innocent sensuality that captivated two formidable men -- her scheming half brother, Salim, and her loving husband, Prince Jamal. But her days of bliss and nights of steamy passion were shattered when Jamal was murdered, and Yasaman feld to England and the court of James II. Calling herself Jasmine, there she would be reunited with her gloriously beautiful mother, Velvet, and her grandmother, the legendary Sky O'Malley de Marisco . . . #1 bestselling author Bertrice Small has outdone herself with this long-awaited sequel to THIS HEART OF MINE. WILD JASMINE is a novel of high romantic adventure that spans two continents, taking us from exotic seventeenth-century India to the scandalous court of James Stuart -- two enticing worlds teeming with colorful characters and consuming desire . . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book Title : The Jasmine

the jasmine

Release Date : 2017-08-01
ISBN Code : 9781946556035
Book Author : Venkat Bathini
Book Publisher : Notion Press
Total Pages : 80

Book Summary :

The Jasmine is a story about a couple who travel all the way from London to Madurai to unravel the mystery behind their hallucinations and are haunted by the ghost of Jasmine, their premature baby. This story has politics, greed, revenge, love, betrayal and shocking observations on social stigma in society. Does the couple survive and unravel the mystery? Will the wild fragrance of Jasmine pacify or aggravate them? What is the clue that made them travel to India and how is it all connected? The story set in the mid-nineties has urban and rural backdrops that showcase the extremes in society. Let's experience their journey of nostalgia and follow the wild fragrance of Jasmine...

Book Title : Jasmine


Release Date : 1996-12-01
ISBN Code : 1859951708
Book Author : Marie-Christine Grasse
Book Publisher : Parkstone Press
Total Pages : 176

Book Summary :

This book takes us on a colourful and aromatic promenade through many countries over the centuries to discover the imagery of a flower as exceptional as it is little-known by the general public. Only a few specialists have ever studied its representation

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Release Date : 2017-09-05
ISBN Code : 9785040589708
Book Author : Бертрис Смолл
Book Publisher : Litres
Total Pages :

Book Summary :

Дважды прекрасная леди Жасмин жертвовала собой, выходя замуж по расчету – ради блага семьи. Но когда король намеревается решить судьбу Жасмин в третий раз, красавица, взбунтовавшись, бежит во Францию. На поиски невесты отправляется Джеймс Лесли, граф Гленкирк, – повинуясь не столько королевскому приказу, сколько собственному чувству. На пути Джеймса встают предательство, преступление, злоба соперника. Но самое трудное для графа Гленкирка – заставить Жасмин поверить в подлинность его любви...

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Release Date : 2017-09-05
ISBN Code : 9785040155897
Book Author : Бертрис Смолл
Book Publisher : Litres
Total Pages :

Book Summary :

Чувственные, дышащие ароматом страсти книги Бертрис Смолл покорили сердца миллионов женщин. Ее произведения неизменно становятся бестселлерами и пользуются во всем мире бурным успехом. В них с неподражаемым искусством сплетаются любовь и приключения, таинственные интриги и прекрасные чувства.Однако самым знаменитым, самым прославленным стал цикл романов «Сага о семье О’Малли». Идут годы и века, меняются времена, но каждой из женщин семьи О’Малли небо дарует дивную красоту и неукротимую душу, а судьба посылает опасные испытания и великую любовь – пылкую, пламенную, неодолимую, сметающую любые преграды и дарующую счастье...

Book Title : Betrayed by His Kiss

betrayed by his kiss

Release Date : 2014-10-01
ISBN Code : 9781460340851
Book Author : Amanda McCabe
Book Publisher : Harlequin
Total Pages : 288

Book Summary :

In a city of shadows… Orlando Landucci knows all too well what darkness lies beneath Florence's dazzling splendor. And when his beloved sister is torn from him, he will stop at nothing to avenge her death. …only a kiss can light up the darkness But from the moment he lays eyes on innocent Isabella Spinola, something inside him shifts. She is the kin of his sworn enemy, yet he feels compelled to protect her. With every forbidden kiss Orlando's sense of betrayal deepens, so when the time for vengeance comes, will their bond be enough to banish the shadows forever? "McCabe's story charms readers." —RT Book Reviews on Running from Scandal

Book Title : The Tree Where Man Was Born

the tree where man was born

Release Date : 2010-08-31
ISBN Code : 9781101663196
Book Author : Peter Matthiessen
Book Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 304

Book Summary :

A timeless and majestic portrait of Africa by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise A finalist for the National Book Award when it was released in 1972, this vivid portrait of East Africa remains as fresh and revelatory now as on the day it was first published. Peter Matthiessen exquisitely combines nature and travel writing to portray the sights, scenes, and people he observed firsthand in several trips over the course of a dozen years. From the daily lives of wild herdsmen and the drama of predator kills to the field biologists investigating wild creatures and the anthropologists seeking humanity's origins in the rift valley, The Tree Where Man Was Born is a classic of journalistic observation. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by groundbreaking British primatologist Jane Goodall. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book Title : The Scarlet Lioness

the scarlet lioness

Release Date : 2014-02
ISBN Code : 9781493148998
Book Author : Kefira Bar-Golani
Book Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages : 469

Book Summary :

In twelfth-century Ire, a redheaded orphan is saved by a legendary warrior. Trained by him, she becomes a legend herself amongst the villages of Scandinavia, a land torn by inner wars. One battle sends Scarlet on a course that brings her to John--the Duke of Agammar and her birth father, and Henry--his ward and only heir, but not his son by blood. When she stays longer than planned, she unwillingly ruins someone's plan to get rid of Henry, and by saving his life once, she realizes their fates are entwined and she must do all she can to save his life, even if it means losing her own . . .

Book Title : African Nights

african nights

Release Date : 2014-05-29
ISBN Code : 9780241018408
Book Author : Kuki Gallmann
Book Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 192

Book Summary :

Stunningly repackaged, Kuki Gallmann's African Nights vividly portrays the harsh and beautiful landscapes of Africa. Africa evokes a deep sense of mystery. It is a place that retains what most of the world has lost: space, roots, traditions, awesome beauty, true wilderness, rare animals, and extraordinary people. In this wonderful and haunting collection of stories, Kuki Gallmann writes of her life in Africa, where every day brings challenge and adventure. African Nights is a treasury of memories, in which fascinating people and places are brought to life. It he healing powers Africa can have on those who embrace the land as a place of mystery, superstition, danger, and beauty. 'Captures perfectly the magic of Kenya, creating an almost overwhelming picture of beauty and drama, pain and joy, death and resurrection . . . Her discovery of African culture, with its mystery and danger, is recounted in spare, lyrical prose' New York Times 'Powerful, poetic, unbearably moving: I wept' Clare Francis (on I Dreamed of Africa) Kuki Gallmann was born near Venice and moved to Kenya in 1972 with her husband and young son. Following their deaths, she set up the Gallmann Memorial Foundation to promote new ways of combining development and conservation, and to provide sponsorship for the education of Kenyans. Her first book, I Dreamed of Africa, was published in 1991 to international acclaim and it became a world-wide bestseller. She lives in Kenya with her daughter and her dogs.

Book Title : Travel and Adventure in South East Africa

travel and adventure in south east africa

Release Date : 2011-05-19
ISBN Code : 9781108031165
Book Author : Frederick Courteney Selous
Book Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages : 532

Book Summary :

In this unique study, a nineteenth-century conservationist reveals the adventures and discoveries of his extensive explorations in south-east Africa.

Book Title : Courtesan


Release Date : 2009-11-24
ISBN Code : 1439188327
Book Author : Dora Levy Mossanen
Book Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Total Pages : 304

Book Summary :

Set amid the elegant châteaux of Belle époque France and the closely guarded world of nineteenth-century Persian women, Courtesan unfolds with the breathtaking cinematic sweep and stunning visual grandeur of an epic film. At its heart are three unforgettable women: Madame Gabrielle, the courtesan whose fateful liaison with the shah of Persia reverberates in the lives of her daughter, Françoise, and her rebellious and brave granddaughter, Simone, whose journey plunges her into the cutthroat diamond trade, where the secrets of an ancient culture may hold the truth she desperately seeks.