Katerina's Secret

Katerina's Secret

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Charming, handsome Edward Somers has been recovering from his wartime injuries in a small hotel in the South of France where he is an extremely popular guest. One day, he happens upon a nearby villa, within which lives a mysterious and beautiful countess, Katerina, who does not appear to be allowed any visitors. Edward manages to break through to her and soon the pair develop a wonderful friendship. As each day passes the pair grow closer and closer but Edward soon finds there is more to Katerina than meets the eye. Why is she confined to the villa, guarded by a man with a rifle? Who is observing her with a telescope? Why is she so reluctant to be photographed? Soon a sinister chain of events begins to unfold, and several attempts on Katerina's life are made. Must Katerina always be on the run? Constantly forced into hiding, will she ever find the love she craves so dearly?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 106 x 174 x 26mm | 199.58g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552150908
  • 9780552150903
  • 1,017,744

About Mary Jane Staples

Mary Jane Staples was born and brought up in the Walworth area of South London. She is the author of over thirty bestselling novels about cockney life, many of which feature the well-loved Adams family.show more

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Handsome war hero Edward Somers is recuperating in the South of France when he stumbles upon a lonely villa inhabited by the bewitching and beautiful, but ailing, Countess Katerina. At first Edward is delighted to have such a charming and lovely companion, but as a sinister chain of events begin to unfold it becomes apparent that he and Katerina are in very grave danger.Is it really Katerina's ill health that has forced her into such an isolated position?Will she always be on the run?And will her remote and perilous life deny her the love that she craves and needs so dearly? An enthralling wartime adventure by the ever-popular author of the Adams family sagas.show more

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2 12% (4)
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