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She is a gorgeous, wealthy Texan who suffers a tragic loss of her child. Her name is America Harvey. She buries her grief by hard work, becoming a jet pilot, building a courrier service airline. Then, attending her best friend's wedding in Spain she meets the most glamorous man in the world.

He is Alfonso, the Duke of Tarifa, a major Spanish banker with a wife and eight children, but it was a marriage of convenience so he is a free man and they fall deeply in love across a ...

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Overview

She is a gorgeous, wealthy Texan who suffers a tragic loss of her child. Her name is America Harvey. She buries her grief by hard work, becoming a jet pilot, building a courrier service airline. Then, attending her best friend's wedding in Spain she meets the most glamorous man in the world.

He is Alfonso, the Duke of Tarifa, a major Spanish banker with a wife and eight children, but it was a marriage of convenience so he is a free man and they fall deeply in love across a background of the Spanish Riviera, Paris, all of Europe. Alfonso's fortune and ttles go back to the year 800. We see him as a child in 1936 when the Spanish Civil War is caused by a bloody, murderous wave of revenge by the working people against the upper classes of Spain. The savagery is unimaginable.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780971039254
  • Publisher: Marbella House
  • Publication date: 9/6/2012
  • Pages: 374
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

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  • Posted May 9, 2013

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    A beautiful Texas oil heiress, a Spanish Duke, an inconvenient r

    A beautiful Texas oil heiress, a Spanish Duke, an inconvenient relationship, the emotional damage of the Civil War; Invisible Scars weaves a spellbinding web of binds and double binds, loss, redemption, fabulous wealth and anarchy. America Harvey makes a big mistake by marrying her childhood sweetheart, the result of which is the loss of her only child. She flees with her despair all the way to the south of Spain where she and el Duque del Castillo de Tarifa fall irreconcilably in love despite his wife, eight children and unwavering, divorce forbidding Catholicism. This is the story of a remarkable heroine who endures adversity, is left bereft and ultimately triumphs.

    The story is complex and encompasses the time from the Spanish Civil War to the post-Franco era. Besides being a love story and a war story, it offers a window into Spanish culture, going as far as to present the dialogue with the idiomatic flavor of the Spanish language. Burt Boyer had intimate access to Spanish nobility and he comes to this extraordinary piece of work with impeccable credentials. Invisible Scars is a brilliantly conceived and executed tale of epic proportions.

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