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A Desperate Fortune

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A Desperate Fortune
Title
A Desperate Fortune
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Susanna Kearsley
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Bestseller!"I've loved every one of Susanna's books! She has bedrock research and a butterfly's delicate touch with characters—sure recipe for historical fiction that sucks you in and won't let go!"— DIANA GABALDON, #1 New York Times bestselling author of OutlanderBeloved New York Times bestselling author Susanna Kearsley delivers a riveting novel that deftly intertwines the tales of two women, divided by centuries and forever changed by a clash of love and fate.For nearly three hundred years, the cryptic journal of Mary Dundas has kept its secrets. Now, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas travels to Paris to crack the cipher.Jacobite exile Mary Dundas is filled with longing—for freedom, for adventure, for the family she lost. When fate opens the door, Mary dares to set her foot on a path far more surprising and dangerous than she ever could have dreamed.As Mary's gripping tale of rebellion and betrayal is revealed to her, Sara faces events in her own life that require letting go of everything she thought she knew—about herself, about loyalty, and especially about love. Though divided by centuries, these two women are united in a quest to discover the limits of trust and the unlikely coincidences of fate.Don't miss the next enchanting novel from Susanna Kearsley, Bellewether, coming August 2018!Other bestselling books by Susanna Kearsley: The Winter Sea The Rose Garden The Firebird
Summary
Hired to crack the cipher in the journal of Jacobite exile Mary Dundas, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas encounters complications that require her to let go of everything she thought she knew about loyalty, love, and herself
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10395875
Cataloging source
BT
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1966-
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Kearsley, Susanna
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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A Desperate Fortune
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781492602033
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Desperate Fortune
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781492602033
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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