Gretta Curran Browne Ghosts in Sunlight

ISBN 13: 9781491003435

Ghosts in Sunlight

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`This is a real page turner' IRISH NEWS `Part thriller, part love story, it?s hard to resist turning the pages'. BELFAST TELEGRAPH `An excellent book'. IE BOOK REVIEW The author's themes in this fabulous book range from young and tender love to old and bitter hatreds. From the misery of bedsit poverty of London in the 1960s to the power of immense wealth in the 1990s. In a time when the world was excitedly influenced by the cultured intellectualism of the new America president John F. Kennedy, MARIAN BARNARD is a young woman who falls hopelessly in love with MARC GAINES, a young American tourists who walks into the London restaurant where she works as a waitress. She discovers that he is a lieutenant in the US Army and totally devoted to the civil rights policies of JFK and his brother Robert. Marian also becomes the true love of Marc?s life but both are unaware of the obsessive adoration of Marc's mother for her only son. JACQUELINE GAINES ? French and proudly Parisian, who had formerly been a young sabotage commando and vengeful killer in the French Resistance when the Nazis invaded her beloved Paris ? and now Jacqueline was determined to sabotage her son?s relationship with the English girl. Through JIMMY OVERMAN, Marc?s best friend, we get a deep insight into the personal and American tragedy that was the Vietnam War and the soldiers who returned from it, still seeing the ghosts of their friends left behind.

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About the Author:

  • Gretta Curran Browne is the Bestselling author of the Irish Epic, 'Tread Softly On My Dreams' and also the series of acclaimed biographical novels about the life story of  George Gordon, Lord Byron."A Strange Beginning."
On publication, her novel "Ghosts In Sunlight" was snapped up for translation by publishers in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Portugal, Norway and Holland. 

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Part thriller, part love story ... it's hard to resist turning the pages.' - BELFAST TELEGRAPH

Succeeds in combining a fast-paced tale involving vast sums of money, immense power, women both wounded and wounding, and a variety of credible male characters from the traumatised Vietnam veteran Jimmy Overman to the seedy publisher, James Duncan ... an excellent book.' - IE BOOK REVIEW.

Books are often described as "page-turners" but this is very true of this one' ... Once started the reader will find it very hard to put down.' - SOUTHSIDE NEWS.

'Plenty of suspense and drama ... Very enjoyable.' - WOMAN'S WAY

Browne has a talent for drawing us into her characters and situations ... this is a real page turner.' - IRISH NEWS

Add another name to add to the growing list of successful authors - Gretta Curran Browne ... The story is a "page turner" and the author has two more books in the pipeline.' - MAYO NEWS

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