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From a Distance
     

From a Distance

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by Peggy Webb
 

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Desperate to flee the demons of her past, Ruth accompanies her new husband to Africa, where his family studies mountain gorillas. But even deep in the jungle, Ruth is not safe. Half a world away, a dangerously obsessed man schemes to claim her, while at home, her brother-in-law tempts her with forbidden passion. From the author of Witch Dance.

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Desperate to flee the demons of her past, Ruth accompanies her new husband to Africa, where his family studies mountain gorillas. But even deep in the jungle, Ruth is not safe. Half a world away, a dangerously obsessed man schemes to claim her, while at home, her brother-in-law tempts her with forbidden passion. From the author of Witch Dance.

Editorial Reviews

Romantic Times
“FROM A DISTANCE is an emotionally charged novel that plumbs the darkness of obsession and the joys of redeeming love. Powerful and unforgettable reading.”
- I’ll Take Romance
“Peggy Webb has penned a superb tale of betrayal and obsession with characters so real they seem to jump from the pages. From A Distance is an emotional ride you don’t want to miss.”
- The Time Machine
“From sultry Mississippi to the mist-shrouded Virungas mountains in Central Africa, Peggy Webb weaves an emotional tale.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553763478
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/03/1995
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

In a career that spans 26 years, the Mississippi author has written more almost 70 books. Writing as Peggy Webb, she pens romance and the popular comedic Southern Cousins Mystery Series, starring Elvis, the basset hound who thinks he’s the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll reincarnated. Writing as Anna Michaels, she pens literary fiction. She has been on the bestseller list numerous times and has won many awards, including a Romantic Times Pioneer Award for creating the sub-genre of romantic comedy. Several of her romances have been optioned for film.

She is happy to bring her romance classics (originally published as Loveswept and Fanfare) back to readers as E-books.

Follow the author on her websites: www.peggywebb.com and www.annamichaels.net and on Facebook as both Peggy Webb and Anna Michaels.

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From a Distance 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A rare find! What an awesome book. Rape, betrayal, unrequited love. The book has it all. The love scenes were well written, without graphic detail. I could feel what they were feeling it was so beautifully written. Agreat book. An accomplished writer. It was written in 1995, perhaps that explains the richness of this book
Tamarat More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful, complex story with great characters, some really beautiful descriptions of Africa and a richness of detail about the silverback gorilla that shows the author did her research. It's a long book, and Ruth's relationships with her mother and her mother-in-law are explored as deeply as those with her husband Malone and his brother Brett. The themes of the story are dark, but the author provides comic relief with the nurse Lorena, and the gorilla Cee Cee. I laughed out loud at the scenes of Lorena chasing the buffalo from her garden and the many antics of Cee Cee. This is one of the most satisfying reads I've had in a long time.