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The shadow sister : Star's story / Lucinda Riley.

by Riley, Lucinda [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Seven sisters ; 3. Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.Description: 498 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781476759944; 1476759944; 9781476789156; 1476789150.Subject(s): Fathers -- Death -- Fiction | Adopted children -- Fiction | Sisters -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Romance fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Summary: Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her beloved father--the elusive billionaire, affectionately called Pa Salt by his six daughters, all adopted from across the four corners of the world. He has left each of them a clue to her true heritage, and Star nervously decides to follow hers, which leads her to an antiquarian bookshop in London, and the start of a whole new world. A hundred years earlier, headstrong and independent Flora MacNichol vows she will never marry. She is happy and secure in her home in England's picturesque Lake District--just a stone's throw away from the residence of her childhood idol, Beatrix Potter--when machinations lead her to London, and the home of one of Edwardian society's most notorious society hostesses, Alice Keppel. Flora is torn between passionate love and her duty to her family, but finds herself a pawn in a larger game. That is, until a meeting with a mysterious gentleman unveils the answers that Flora has been searching for her whole life ... As Star learns more of Flora's incredible journey, she too goes on a voyage of discovery, finally stepping out of the shadow of her sister and opening herself up to the possibility of love.Summary: Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her adoptive father. He left a clue to her true heritage, and it leads her to an antiquarian bookshop in London. A hundred years earlier, headstrong and independent Flora MacNichol, happy and secure in England's Lake District, vowed never to marry. When machinations lead her to London, Flora is torn between passionate love and her duty to her family, but finds herself a pawn in a larger game. As Star learns more of Flora's journey, she too goes on a voyage of discovery, and opens herself up to the possibility of love.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-498).

Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her beloved father--the elusive billionaire, affectionately called Pa Salt by his six daughters, all adopted from across the four corners of the world. He has left each of them a clue to her true heritage, and Star nervously decides to follow hers, which leads her to an antiquarian bookshop in London, and the start of a whole new world. A hundred years earlier, headstrong and independent Flora MacNichol vows she will never marry. She is happy and secure in her home in England's picturesque Lake District--just a stone's throw away from the residence of her childhood idol, Beatrix Potter--when machinations lead her to London, and the home of one of Edwardian society's most notorious society hostesses, Alice Keppel. Flora is torn between passionate love and her duty to her family, but finds herself a pawn in a larger game. That is, until a meeting with a mysterious gentleman unveils the answers that Flora has been searching for her whole life ... As Star learns more of Flora's incredible journey, she too goes on a voyage of discovery, finally stepping out of the shadow of her sister and opening herself up to the possibility of love.

Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her adoptive father. He left a clue to her true heritage, and it leads her to an antiquarian bookshop in London. A hundred years earlier, headstrong and independent Flora MacNichol, happy and secure in England's Lake District, vowed never to marry. When machinations lead her to London, Flora is torn between passionate love and her duty to her family, but finds herself a pawn in a larger game. As Star learns more of Flora's journey, she too goes on a voyage of discovery, and opens herself up to the possibility of love.

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