The Resource Bellewether, Susanna Kearsley

Bellewether, Susanna Kearsley

Label
Bellewether
Title
Bellewether
Statement of responsibility
Susanna Kearsley
Title variation
Bellwether
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
  • It's late summer, war is raging, and families are torn apart by divided loyalties and deadly secrets. In this complex and dangerous time, a young French Canadian lieutenant is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, an unwilling and unwelcome guest. As he begins to pitch in with the never-ending household tasks and farm chores, Jean-Philippe de Sabran finds himself drawn to the daughter of the house. Slowly, Lydia Wilde comes to lean on Jean-Philippe, true soldier and gentleman, until their lives become inextricably intertwined. Legend has it that the forbidden love between Jean-Philippe and Lydia ended tragically, but centuries later, the clues they left behind slowly unveil the true story. Part history, part romance, and all kinds of magic, Susanna Kearsley's latest masterpiece will draw you in and never let you go, even long after you've closed the last page
  • It's 1759 and the world is at war, pulling the North American colonies of Britain and France into the conflict. When captured French officers are brought to Long Island to be billeted in private homes, it upends the lives of the Wilde family. Lydia Wilde, struggling to keep the peace in her fracturing family following her mother's death, has little time or kindness to spare for her unwanted guests. And Canadian lieutenant Jean-Philippe de Sabran has little desire to be there. But by the war's end they'll both learn love, honour, and duty can form tangled bonds that are not broken easily. Their doomed romance becomes a local legend, told and re-told through the years until the present day, when conflict of a different kind brings Charley Van Hoek to Long Island to be the new curator of the Wilde House Museum. As Charley starts to delve into the history of Lydia and her French officer, it becomes clear that the Wilde House holds more than just secrets, and Charley discovers the legend might not have been telling the whole story
Summary
In 1759 the world is at war, pulling the North American colonies of Britain and France into the conflict. When captured French officers are brought to Long Island to be billeted in private homes, it upends the lives of the Wilde family. Lydia Wilde, struggling to keep the peace in her fracturing family following her mother's death, has little time or kindness to spare for her unwanted guests. And Canadian lieutenant Jean-Philippe de Sabran has little desire to be there. But by the war's end they'll both learn love, honour, and duty can form tangled bonds that are not broken easily. Their doomed romance becomes a local legend, told and re-told through the years until the present day, when conflict of a different kind brings Charley Van Hoek to Long Island to be the new curator of the Wilde House Museum. As Charley starts to delve into the history of Lydia and her French officer, it becomes clear that the Wilde House holds more than just secrets, and Charley discovers the legend might not have been telling the whole story.
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Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2018
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10657954
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kearsley, Susanna
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.K4112
LC item number
B45 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Museums
  • Soldiers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • United States
  • Long Island (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Bellewether, Susanna Kearsley
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Publication
Note
Originally published in 2018 in Canada by Simon & Schuster
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1046633878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781492637158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02A6DDED-6247-40FE-ADBD-C31EB08F9B3D
Label
Bellewether, Susanna Kearsley
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2018 in Canada by Simon & Schuster
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1046633878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781492637158
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02A6DDED-6247-40FE-ADBD-C31EB08F9B3D

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