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By DeVa Gantt

ISBN-10: 0061578231

ISBN-13: 9780061578236

ISBN-10: 006171416X

ISBN-13: 9780061714160

Charmaine Ryan understands in simple terms poverty and soreness becoming up. within the wake of a frightening tragedy, she seeks a brand new existence, and destiny leads her into the personal international of the rich Duvoisin extended family. first and foremost, it kind of feels as though not anything bad may contact this possible charmed relatives. yet an unwell wind blows throughout the halls and chambers of the Duvoisins' sprawling island retreat, sporting betrayal, deceit, and ominous peril. quick, Charmaine is stuck up within the secrets and techniques and mystique swirling round the enigmatic relatives. on the heart are transport magnate Frederic Duvoisin and his younger spouse, Colette. and there's Paul Duvoisin, a rushing seducer and Frederic's bastard son, who stirs a perilous fascination within the ladies; the scheming Agatha Ward, who won't leisure till she's taken Colette's position in Frederic's center in addition to in his mattress; and exiled son, John, who reenters the family members fold, stoking the turmoil as he unveils truths top saved hidden. finally, Charmaine chooses to face with Colette opposed to ambitious enemies, yet has she made the suitable choice? A sweeping, amazing mix of experience, romance, intrigue, and suspense, A Silent Ocean Away heralds the arriving of a wonderful new voice at the ancient fiction scene.

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Gwendolyn delved into a sketchy tale about a Negro named Nicholas and a severe beating. Apparently, Colette Duvoisin had come to the man’s defense, which fed some nasty gossip. Frederic Duvoisin put a stop to it, making an example of two islanders at the heart of the problem by expelling them from Charmantes. There were also rumors of a murder, and Gwendolyn insisted a great taboo still clung to the story, frightening people into silence. Eventually, all the Negroes were liberated. ” Charmaine regarded her quizzically.

Loretta queried. ” As embraces were exchanged, Harold drew his wife aside and whispered to her in heated tones. ” When Caroline’s mouth dropped open, he rushed on. “Do you want me to lose my position here? Would it please you to see me banished like Clayton Jones? ” Caroline’s eyes grew wide as saucers. ” “Or perhaps you’d like to be the next Alma Banks? ” Caroline’s expression bordered on the horrific. ” Harold nodded with a satisfied grin. “You’d best think about that the next time you feel like wagging your tongue.

Charmaine had seen enough. “Let’s go, Gwendolyn. ” The older man drew himself up as Paul Duvoisin approached. “This young snip don’t know how to be puttin’ in a day’s work,” he grumbled. ” Paul queried. ” “I’m just learning, sir. Today’s my first day. ” “What you be needin’,” the older man hissed, “is a good swift kick in the pants. ” Paul commanded. “Since the boy is new, I expect you to be patient with him. ” “That’s fine by me. ” “Good,” Paul said coolly. ” “Jason, sir. ” the older man expostulated.

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