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Mariana

Category: Book
By (author): Kearsley, Susanna
Subject:  FICTION / Fantasy / Paranormal
  FICTION / General
  FICTION / Historical
  FICTION / Magical Realism
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Published: April 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00in x 5.25in x 1.50in
Our Price:
$ 31.50
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From The Publisher*

"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 Outlander

The next book from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley, Mariana is a story of incredible romance traveling in time from modern day England to a haunted Gothic past.

When Julia Beckett moves into a beautiful old farmhouse, she soon discovers she's not alone there. She encounters haunting remnants of a beautiful young woman who lived and loved there centuries ago. Julia finds herself transported into 17th-century England, and into the world of Mariana.

Each time Julia travels back, she becomes more enthralled with the past... until she realizes Mariana's life is eclipsing her own. She must lay the past to rest or risk losing the chance for happiness in her own time.

With heartbreaking romance, escapist fantasy, and powerfully drawn characters, Kearsley takes you on a time-traveling journey you'll never forget.

Also by Susanna Kearsley:
The Winter Sea
The Rose Garden
The Shadowy Horses
The Firebird
The Spledour Falls
Season of Storms
A Desperate Fortune
Named of the Dragon
Bellewether

Review Quote*"Gosh. I loved everything about this book -- the setting, the characters, the plot, the dialogue, the denouement. You know how some books just grab you by the hair and don't let go until you reach their extremely satisfying conclusion? That was Mariana, for me." - Bookfoolery and Babble
Review Quote*"The historical context, as always, is first-rate. [Kearsley] evokes the tone and rhythm of earlier speech without using dialect, and demarcates the different eras' worldviews subtly, through language and characterization. And oh, that ending. It's why I read romance." - Dear Author
Review Quote*"Susanna Kearsley is an impressive and detailed storyteller - I look forward to reading more of her books very soon. This is one that went above and beyond any and all expectations I had before starting." - Ageless Pages Reviews
Review Quote*"I would highly recommend this book to romance lovers and paranormal romance lovers alike. It was a great lighthearted book that kept me on the edge of my seat; I didn't want to put it down." - Just Loomin' N' Readin'
Review Quote*"I had a lot of fun reading this-and the romance was stunning." - Shelf Love
Review Quote*"After reading Mariana I am officially a Susanna Kearsley fan! I will read anything she writes from now on. Mariana was such a beautiful, well-researched novel." - The Sweet Bookshelf
Review Quote*"I loved everything about this book from the very beginning." - The Book Garden
Review Quote*"Each page left me in anticipation of the next and I often had to force myself to put the book down. Kearsley has created a novel full of mystery, intrigue, and timeless romance. With unexpected twists and turns throughout, the ending was so unpredictable and surprising! And I admit, this one even evoked a few tears...in a very good way! I absolutely loved this novel and my overall rating is FIVE stars. Highly recommended." - A Novel Affair
Review Quote*"I loved every minute of it, and even when I thought I knew what the ending was, Ms. Kearsley pulled the rug right out from under me. I did not see that coming, but I absolutely loved it. Bravo. I want more." - At Home with a Good Book and the Cat