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It is 1900, and Adeline Warburton and Arnold Haslington have fallen deeply in love. But though both are from wealthy families, their social status is too far apart for their families to approve of the match. And when Arnold marries another, Adeline’s reaction is immediate and altogether unexpected, as she travels to make a new life in China. But although they are separated by thousands of miles, the consequences of their youthful passion continue to haunt them and their children - Addy’s daughter, Nala, and Arnold’s son, Philip. As the years pass and the children grow, violent forces are set to bring them together, unaware of the secrets from the past that bind them.

©1989 Judith Saxton (P)2018 Soundings

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couldn't turn it off.

easy to get into. great descriptions of China. lovely story line. looking forward to reading more

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So good

I can honestly say this is the best book I have listened to. I laughed, I cried, it had everything.
Historically it was brilliant, all about the boxer uprising. Very much recommended.

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SUPER story.

Beautifully written and narrated. Kudos to the narrator who brought every character to life through the decades of this amazing story.

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  • ronald archer
  • 01-01-19

A family affair

Absolutely fabulous story. Well worth reading . Looking forward to reading more books by this author