Julianne MacLean – A Fire Sparkling


An Amazon Charts and Washington Post best seller.

From the USA Today bestselling author of A Curve in the Road comes a spellbinding novel about one woman’s love, loss, and courage during wartime.

After a crushing betrayal by the man she loves, Gillian Gibbons flees to her family home for a much-needed escape, but when she finds an old photograph of her grandmother in the arms of a Nazi officer, Gillian’s life gets even more complicated. Rattled by the discovery, Gillian attempts to unravel the truth behind the photos, setting her off on an epic journey through the past….

1939. England is on the brink of war as Vivian Hughes falls in love with a handsome British official, but when bombs begin to fall and Vivians happy life is destroyed in the blitz, she will do whatever it takes to protect those she loves….

As Gillian learns more about her grandmother’s past, the old photo begins to make more sense. But for every question answered, a new one takes its place. Faced with a truth that is not at all what she expected, Gillian attempts to shine a light not only on the mysteries of her familys past but also on her own future.

This gorgeously written multigenerational saga is a heart-wrenching yet hopeful examination of one woman’s struggle to survive, perfect for fans of The Nightingale and Beneath a Scarlet Sky.

Author: Julianne MacLean
Narrator: Rosalyn Landor, Sarah Zimmerman
Duration: 13 hours 12 minutes
Released: 19 Jan 2008
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Language: English

User Review:

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Even when I thought I had the story figured out, there was a twist that I didnt see coming. This story is beautiful, and my favorite Julianne MacLean story so far. Love love love!!!