Gemstones

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When Nicola Gordon and her younger sisters travel from India to England, she goes to a marriage she doesn't want.

Drew Barlow has no desire for marriage, but his distant cousin and Nicola's grandfather, ran the estates into debt. Drew agrees to the marriage for the money and to please the Dowager, Nicola's grandmother, but he has no trust for women or for love.

When the two meet they clash and come together, ...

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Overview

When Nicola Gordon and her younger sisters travel from India to England, she goes to a marriage she doesn't want.

Drew Barlow has no desire for marriage, but his distant cousin and Nicola's grandfather, ran the estates into debt. Drew agrees to the marriage for the money and to please the Dowager, Nicola's grandmother, but he has no trust for women or for love.

When the two meet they clash and come together, igniting a blazing attraction they cannot resist.

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Fallen Angels Reviews - Romance Reviewer
Janet Lane Walter's latest book Gemstones is a stunning tale of the differences between two cultures, English and Indian, and what occurs when two different cultures clash. After the death of her father, eldest daughter Nicola Gordon must take charge of her family, fifteen-year-old Elizabeth, a budding flirt, and ten year old Margaret . . .
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781463794187
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/3/2011
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Janet Lane Walters lives in the scenic Hudson Valley with her physician husband. She is the mother of four children, two boys and two girls, and the grandmother of four, two boys and two girls. Janet has a BS in Nursing and a BA in English with a focus on creative writing. She has had dual careers, taking time from writing to put her four children through college. Janet has published a dozen short stories, as many poems, two non-fiction books written while a ghost writer for two doctors. She is an eclectic writer and has published 11 novels, six of them electronically, two mysteries, one suspense, and three romances. "Prescription For Love" is her eleventh novel and the sixth electronic novel. She is a member of EPIC, Sisters in Crime and RWA.
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  • Posted January 7, 2014

    Gemstones by Janet Lane Walters Nicola has been raised in India

    Gemstones
    by Janet Lane Walters
    Nicola has been raised in India but when her father passes, she must seek out marriage to protect her sisters and herself. Drew has his own demons. His childhood shaped the man he’s become. Forced to marry for money, he is pleased with a match with Nicola. Unfortunately, their pasts get in the way of their happiness and future.
    The dramatic storytelling of British society against the backdrop of a young lady who is experiencing it new, draws the reader deeply into the tale. Nicola is intelligent, witty, and a take charge person. Yet, she’s insecure, unsure of her decisions and impulsive. All things that make her “real”. Readers will want to shake the characters at times for not finding time to talk or share their feelings but when they’ve had such upbringing, it’s understandable and lends more passion to the story. 
    Ms. Walters shows a deep knowledge for the culture of India and gemstones in this story as she weaves a masterful tale of two people who need to be loved. I wasn’t able to put the story down.

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