300 Days of Sun: A Novel

300 Days of Sun: A Novel

Deborah Lawrenson


Combining the ambience of Jess Walter's Beautiful Ruins with the interesting old backstory of Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan teach, Deborah Lawrenson’s captivating novel transports readers to a sunny Portuguese city with a shadowy past—where ladies, a long time aside, are drawn right into a darkish online game of fact and lies that also haunts the transferring sea marshes.

Traveling to Faro, Portugal, journalist Joanna Millard hopes to flee an unsatisfying courting and a stalled occupation. Faro is a fascinating city, and the beach perspectives are more desirable through the corporate of Nathan Emberlin, a charismatic more youthful guy. yet at the back of the crumbling facades of Moorish structures, Joanna quickly realizes, Faro has a seedy underbelly, its economic climate compromised through corruption and wartime spoils. And Nathan has an ulterior rationale for looking her corporation: he's made up our minds to find the reality concerning a child’s kidnapping which could have taken position in this dramatic sea coast over 20 years ago.

Joanna’s next seek leads her to Ian Rylands, an English expat who cryptically insists she is going to locate solutions in The Alliance, a singular written by means of American Esta Hartford. The ebook recounts an American couple’s event in Portugal in the course of global battle II, and their entanglements either own with their German enemies. simply Rylands insists the e-book isn’t fiction, and as Joanna reads deeper into The Alliance, she starts to suspect that Esta Hartford’s tale and Nathan Emberlin’s may well certainly converge in Faro—where the previous not just casts an extended shadow yet nonetheless exerts a truly current danger.

Show sample text content

Download sample