Francesca, the golden voice of London’s nightlife was at the height of her career, destined for stardom and breathlessly in love with her composer-partner Fane, when disaster struck. When Francesca lost her voice, Fane dropped her, and she was suddenly alone, heartbroken, her life in shreds. Her new friend Julian was kind and attentive, but in the snow-swept Swiss Alps, Francesca’s heart would forever belong to Fane. When she accepted Julian’s strange proposal, Francesca began an adventure that changed her life.
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plot: Singer looses her voice and fiancée dumps her.
Francesca and Fane are engaged and the most popular duet around. When Francesca looses her voice she is soon dumped by Fane. Fane is both shallow and self absorbed. While recovering in the hospital after her unsuccessful vocal surgery Francesca becomes friends with an older woman and her son. Enter Julian a real woman hater who is loosing his mother to cancer. Soon Julian learns to trust Francesca and admires her courage and even falls in love with her. They enter into a platonic marriage. This is better than it sounds. and is written by master romance writer Denise Robins. I like this story and the books by Robins who keep us listing for good old fashion romance. 3 STARS. very good reader.
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