"You see, we cannot draw lines and compartments and refuse to budge beyond them. Sometimes you have to use your failures as stepping-stones to success. You have to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair.'
A book that weaves an intricate picture of a family in the heyday of the British Empire, an epic story spanning almost a hundred years and stretching from Edinburgh to the Crimea, from an expanding America to the India of the Raj. 'A Dark And Distant Shore' by Reay Tannahill - Download a free ebook sample and give it a try! Don't forget to share it, too.
The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy - her new novel is set in contemporary India, about a young woman forging a new life in the foothills of the Himalayas. For Maya, a young widow trying to escape her complicated past, teaching school in a secluded mountain village offers a promise of peace.-- tbr