Love Child

Author: Allegra Huston
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439159262
Size: 77.44 MB
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When Allegra Huston was four years old, her mother was killed in a car crash. Soon afterward, she was introduced to an intimidating man wreathed in cigar smoke -- the legendary film director John Huston -- with the words, "This is your father." So began an extraordinary odyssey: from the magical Huston estate in Ireland to the Long Island suburbs to a hidden paradise in Mexico -- and, at the side of her older sister, Anjelica, into the hilltop retreats of Jack Nicholson, Ryan O'Neal, and Marlon Brando. Allegra's is the penetrating gaze of an outsider never quite sure if she belongs in this rarefied world and of a motherless child trying to make sense of her famous, fragmented family. Then, at the age of twelve, Allegra's precarious sense of self was shattered when she was, once more, introduced to her father -- her real one this time, the British aristocrat and historian John Julius Norwich. At the heart of Love Child is Allegra's search through the unreliable certainties of memory for the widely adored mother she never knew -- the ghost who shadowed her childhood and left her in a web of awkward and unwelcome truths. With clear-eyed tenderness, Allegra tells of how she forged bonds with both her famous fathers, transforming her mother's difficult legacy into a hard-won blessing. Beautifully written and forensically honest, Love Child is a seductive insight into one of Hollywood's great dynasties and the story of how, in a family that defied convention, one woman found her balance on the shifting sands of conflicting loyalties.

Love Child

Author: Sheila Kohler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101535261
Size: 36.16 MB
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An enthralling new novel from the highly acclaimed author of Becoming Jane Eyre The compelling story of a forbidden marriage, a baby lost, and a love triangle gone horribly wrong, Love Child centers on Bill, a South African woman whose life has been defined by the apartheid-era, class-riven society in which she lives. Under pressure to make her will, Bill is forced to think about the momentous events and decisions that have made her an extremely wealthy if somewhat disillusioned woman. To whom should she leave her fortune? As Bill relives her past, we learn that this is a simple question with a complicated answer. In elegant, sensual, and nuanced prose, Kohler skillfully explores the space between our dreams and our reality, between our hopes and our disappointments.

Lovechild

Author: Metsy Hingle
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
ISBN: 4596831459
Size: 40.14 MB
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Jacque and Liza were once deeply in love. They shared many happy moments until she discovered she was pregnant. Jacque had never wanted to have a child and always told her, "What I can give you is passion and friendship, no more than that." Therefore, she decided to raise the child alone and left Jacque without telling him anything. Three years have passed since then, when Liza unexpectedly meets him again. Knowing nothing about what happened to her 3 years ago, Jacque tries to seduce her, full of passion and irresistible charm. How can Liza keep hiding their child from him?

Valentino S Love Child

Author: Lucy Monroe
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426832370
Size: 73.27 MB
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Under the Sicilian sun, Valentino's mistress tempts him like no other! Their relationship is scorching, its intensity unmatched, the desire indescribable. Only, love can never be mentioned…. But Faith, his stunning, intriguing American lover, is testing his resolve. He said he'd never marry again, that his principles won't allow it. The one person to tame the untamable Valentino is Faith—the woman who's carrying his child….

The Love Child

Author: Angela Drake
Publisher: Scarlet (UK)
ISBN: 9781854879875
Size: 70.56 MB
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Follows three marriages and how the couples deal with the hardships of life.

The Marchese S Love Child

Author: Sara Craven
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
ISBN: 4596899827
Size: 78.13 MB
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“I'm curious as to how far you've gone with your new lover since you left my side,” Sandro tells Polly. Three years ago Polly fell in love with him while working as a tour guide in Italy. But one day, a man calling himself Sandro's representative showed up suddenly and told her she would have to leave Sandro. After that she wanted to forget about him, but then they suddenly meet again! He's become even more attractive since they were together?but she won't let herself get carried away and repeat the same mistake again!

Million Dollar Love Child

Author: Sarah Morgan
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
ISBN: 4596686599
Size: 24.95 MB
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After receiving an anonymous threat, Kimberly Townsend's only hope for her little boy is his father, billionaire Luc Santono. But it's been seven years since he left Kimberly behind, and he doesn't even know he has a son! And while he may dismiss Kimberly's pleas for money as the lies of a shallow gold digger, it's certainly no lie that she's prepared to do anything for her child...…

Love Child

Author: Joanna Murray-Smith
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A reconciliation between a mother and the daughter she gave away at birth. Anna is a successful film editor in her 40s who has defined herself through her political conscience. Living alone in a cold, stylish apartment she believes she has come to terms with her history, until a young woman called Billie arrives at her door.