The Resource True love, Jude Deveraux

True love, Jude Deveraux

Label
True love
Title
True love
Statement of responsibility
Jude Deveraux
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After she mysteriously inherits a nineteenth-century Nantucket house, Alix Madsen gets drawn into the unsolved disappearance of her ancestor two hundred years ago and begins to have feelings for Jared Montgomery, who lives in the property's guesthouse. Set on the magical Massachusetts island of Nantucket, this novel introduces characters from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, beloved family from many of the author's previous novels. Just as Alix Madsen is finishing up architectural school, Adelaide Kingsley dies and wills her, for one year, the use of a charming nineteenth-century Nantucket house. The elderly woman's relationship to the Madsen family is a mystery to the spirited Alix, fresh from a romantic breakup, but for reasons of her own Alix accepts the quirky bequest, in part because it gives her time to plan her best friend's storybook wedding. But unseen forces move behind the scenes, creaking Kingsley House's ancient floorboards. It seems that Adelaide Kingsley had a rather specific task for Alix: to solve the strange disappearance of one of the Kingsley women, Valentina, more than two hundred years ago. If that wasn't troubling enough, Alix must deal with the arrogant (and extremely good-looking) architect Jared Montgomery, who is living in the property's guesthouse. Unbeknown to Alix, Jared has been charged with looking after her while she lives on the island, an easy task for him, considering the undeniable chemistry between the two. But Jared harbors secrets of his own, which, if revealed, may drive a wedge between the pair. With a glorious Nantucket wedding on the horizon, sparks fly, and the ghosts of the past begin to reveal themselves, some of them literally. Finding their lives inextricably entwined with the turbulent fortunes of their ancestors, Alix and Jared discover that only by righting the wrongs of the past can they hope to be together
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Summary
After she mysteriously inherits a nineteenth-century Nantucket house, Alix Madsen gets drawn into the unsolved disappearance of her ancestor two hundred years ago and begins to have feelings for Jared Montgomery, who lives in the property's guesthouse
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185944
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deveraux, Jude
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Nantucket brides novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weddings
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love stories
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
True love, Jude Deveraux
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Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
454 p.
Isbn
9780345541796
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780345541796
Label
True love, Jude Deveraux
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
454 p.
Isbn
9780345541796
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780345541796

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