No Angel

No Angel

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With more than 3.5 million copies sold, Penny Vincenzi is one of the world's preeminent writers of popular fiction-and American readers no longer have to miss out on the fun. With the publication of "No Angel," a novel introducing the engaging cast of characters in the Lytton family, Overlook opens a thrilling new dimension to this author's already illustrious career.
"No Angel" is an irresistibly sweeping saga of power, family politics, and passion-a riveting drama and a fervent love story. Celia Lytton is the beautiful and strong-willed daughter of wealthy aristocrats and she is used to getting her way. She moves through life making difficult and often dangerous decisions that affect herself and others-her husband, Oliver, and their children; the destitute Sylvia Miller, whose life is transformed by Celia's intrusion; as well as Oliver's daunting elder sister, who is not all she appears to be; and Sebastian Brooke, for whom Celia makes the most dangerous decision of all.
Set against the tumultuous backdrop of London and New York in the First World War, "No Angel" is, as British "Good Housekeeping" wrote, "an absorbing page-turner, packed with believable characters and satisfyingly extreme villains, eccentrics, and manipulators." Readers of Maeve Binchy, Barbara Taylor Bradford, and Anita Shreve will fall in love with this epic, un-put-downable novel.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 626 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 33.02mm | 725.74g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1585674818
  • 9781585674817

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"Penny Vincenzi writes with such flair and gusto that I defy the reader, once they've taken the smallest nibble, not to gobble it all down."
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5,038 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 40% (2,017)
4 39% (1,940)
3 16% (829)
2 4% (199)
1 1% (53)
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