ALL BECAUSE OF HER : A poignant love story and an intense thriller.: ( THE FULL STORY (Contains Books 1 and 2 together)
Gretta Curran Browne, author
Spanning two generations, moving back and forth from London to America, a story that will knock your emotional socks off! This is a real page-turner" - IRISH NEWS PROLOGUE - 1940 - PARIS Book 1 & 2 -- From the summer of 1963, infused with the glorious music and various world events of the period, to the summer of 1995 - an unforgettable story of the true and unrelenting love of a young couple, darkened at its edges by the determination of one unique woman who always must have her way. MARC ― a young American soldier on holiday in London, where he meets and unexpectedly falls in love with Marian, an English waitress. MARIAN ― innocent and unworldly, eighteen years old, and only two years out of the closed Barnardo's Home where she grew up, Marian believes that she has found the perfect love, mending what is broken inside her - unaware that back in America Marc faces complications which threaten to overwhelm him. Until Marian, there had been only one other person in the world whom Marc truly loved ― Jacqueline Castineau. JACQUELINE ― French, stunning, with beautiful dark eyes - a former fighter in the French Resistance, and totally fearless. All of Jacqueline's adversaries are not only defeated, but completely destroyed in one way or another. She tolerates no obstacle to her wishes ― until she meets Phil, a foreign relation, who takes her breath away. PHIL ― a beautiful young man, has come a long way to find Jacqueline. She has a long-standing debt to pay, and he has come to collect. "Set primarily in London, Paris, Massachusetts, and Sweden, a story of tender love and tender youth, which suddenly changes gear and takes a startling change of direction. A brilliant storyteller, Gretta Curran Browne weaves an intricate multicoloured fabric, both subtle and vibrant, which defies the reader to close the book before all of its truths have finally been revealed."