Dating game danielle steel summary
Although he himself was serious and scholarly, he didn't think that that degree of education was necessary for a woman.
He told her he felt sure that in a short time she would be married and tending to a husband and children.
And here, amid the fires of war, Amadea will meet an extraordinary man, British secret agent Rupert Montgomery.
In Colonel Montgomery, Amadea finds a man who will help her discover her place in an unbreakable chain between generations…and between her lost family and her dreams for the future—a future she is only just beginning to imagine: a future of hope rooted in the rich soil of the past.
She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina’s life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved; and the children’s book Pretty Minnie in Paris.
Chapter One It was a lazy summer afternoon as Beata Wittgenstein strolled along the shores of Lake Geneva with her parents.
She didn't need to go to university, and he hadn't allowed it.
Beata's brothers and their friends were a lively lot, and her sister was pretty and flirtatious.
And it is here, in the darkest moments of fear, that Amadea will feel her mother’s loving strength—and that of her mother’s mother before her–as the voices of lost loved ones echo powerfully in her heart.It was late August 1915, and he had just spent a month there with them.Both of her brothers were in the army and had managed to get leave to join them for a week.He had just turned twenty-seven during the week he spent with them in Geneva.It had been nothing short of a miracle to get the entire family together.