Camelot–a vibrant pageant of love, heartbreak, hatred, jealousy, revenge, and desire–as seen through the eyes its queen, Guenevere Raised in tranquil beauty Summer Country, Princess has led a charmed contented life, until sudden, violent death her mother, Queen Maire, leaves Country teetering on brink anarchy. Only miraculous arrival Arthur, heir to Pendragon dynasty, allows claim mother’s throne. Smitten by bold, sensuous princess, Arthur offers marry unite their territory while still allowing rule own right. Their love match creates largest most powerful kingdom Isles. Arthur’s glorious begins crumble, however, when he is reunited with his mother long-lost half-sisters, Morgause Morgan. Before birth, father–the savage unscrupulous King Uther–banished wife’s young daughters, selling into cruel marriage imprisoning Morgan far-off convent. Both daughters will avenge suffering, but it who strikes deadliest blows against Queen, using evil enchantments destroy all holds dear. When flees Avalon, casts spell seduces him. In chaos that follows betrayal, sends new courtier protect Guenevere, French knight Lancelot. Her loyalty already destroyed, falls Lancelot, may ruin for Camelot.
White Oleander is a painfully beautiful first novel about young girl growing up the hard way. It powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, selfish love cruel behaviour, search for identity.Astrid has been raised by her mother, beautiful, headstrong poet. Astrid forgives everything as world revolves around this creature until Ingrid murders former lover imprisoned life. Astrid’s fierce determination to survive be loved makes an unforgettable figure. ‘LIQUID POETRY’ – Oprah Winfrey ‘Tangled, Complex extraordinarily moving’ Observer
Some say that our fate is determined before we are ever born. Jacqui has felt the impact of her entire life. Branded as killer twin—a little girl they named Jane—she been a pariah in own family and community since birth. As result freak accident womb, Jane never drew single breath. Her unborn twin’s foot crushed cord, depriving tiny brain oxygen. No reasonable person would assign intent or blame to surviving baby—but didn’t stop Jacqui’s parents from blaming for sister’s demise. tried come place peace understanding life, but she now treated burden by family. Alone, sad, confused, tells story through series poignant letters sister heaven. Having started writing when was about seven, desperate connect with lost other half any way can. In quest self-acceptance, understanding, forgiveness, reaches out only one who could possibly know what really happened on fateful day: twin.