Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (14) Daughters of Fortune

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Daughters of Fortune by Tara Hyland
Published by: Simon & Schuster

About the Book

William Melville's daughters are heiresses to the world's most exclusive fashion dynasty. Beautiful and rich, they are envied by all. But behind the glittering facade of their lives, each girl hides a dark secret that threatens to tear their family apart.

Smart, ambitious Elizabeth knows how to manipulate every man she meets, except the one who counts: her father.

Gentle, naive Caitlin, the illegitimate child, struggling to fit into a world of privilege while staying true to herself.

Stunning, spoilt Amber, the party girl with a weakness for bad boys, but more fragile than anyone realises.

As each of them seeks to carve out her own destiny, Elizabeth, Caitlin and Amber face difficult choices, which will take them in wildly different directions. But as old wounds resurface and threaten to destroy the foundations of the Melville empire, their paths will cross again. Because the simple truth is that, no matter how far you go, you cannot escape the claims of family.

- Blurb from Ladies who Lunch

About the Author

Tara Hyland was born in Surrey in 1976. She studied History at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, and then worked in the City for several years before leaving to write full time. She currently lives in London with her husband, Tom. Daughters of Fortune is her first novel.
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Why we are waiting for it:

We picture ourselves spread out on the couch, tea in hand, devouring this oppulent novel! Plus, read the excerpt and you will fall in love!

What are you waiting for this week?


Sharon said...

This one sounds interesting!

My WoW is here,

Have a nice week.

Bookish Brunette said...

Ooooh, I NEED!!
My Wow Post!

Ange said...

This sounds like a great book!
Ange @ Moonlight Reader

My WoW:

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