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The Face Behind the Veil

Flora Reigada

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ISBN 10: 1418443646 / ISBN 13: 9781418443641
Published by AuthorHouse, 2004
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Title: The Face Behind the Veil

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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Unfoldingin old New York, The Face Behind The Veilcontains three overlapping sections: Naomi's Story, Rebecca's Story and EnterTeresa.Likecurtains in a majestic, old movie theater, the curtains of this generationalsaga begin to part as Naomi is born with the mysterious birth veil over herface. To some this was a sign of aprophet. To others it was merely part ofthe amniotic sac. And what connectionwas there with the otherworldly visitor that the child would later meet?Naomi'smother believed her daughter would understand great mysteries. Indeed--and she would do so against thebackdrop of unfolding history. The GreatDepression would bring poverty, hobos and even the Grim Reaper to her family'sdoor. World War II would see love lostand love found.Naomi'sdaughter, Rebecca, inherits not only her mother's physical DNA, but herspiritual DNA as well. Her penetratinggreen eyes seem to look through walls and into hearts. She names her daughter Teresa, after theancient mystic, Saint Teresa of Avila. Like hernamesake, Teresa walks a beautiful but treacherous path.Thisbrings the story to modern times and a Victorian mansion where past meetspresent, good confronts evil and the mystery of the veil is revealed.

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OnStaten Island, New York, Flora Reigada spent happy childhood years in a Victorian home hergrandfather restored from ruin.'Throughmy book, readers can visit those elegant old rooms and feel the warmth of thefireplace,' Flora says. 'Animportant setting in the story is patterned after the old house.'Today,Flora is an award-winning writer and newspaper columnist for her city'snewspaper the Star-Advocate. Amother of three and grandmother of two, she lives on Florida's exciting Space Coast, with her husband, grown son and spoiled petcat. From their backyard, the family canwatch space shuttles blast off from the nearby Kennedy Space Center.Asidefrom writing, Flora enjoys reading, doing water aerobics and taking walks alonga path shaded by Florida's majestic oaks.

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