First and Only Destiny
emotions heart-breaking and the author leaves you hanging on the edge
right to the end of the story. I could feel the characters'
happiness, confusion, pain and sadness. When it rained, I felt that
rain on me, when the characters were laughing, I laughed - it was
really that good! I can't wait to read the next story in this book
and will add Ms. Silk to my "must-buy" authors. Love her
writing! Ms. Silk fills the pages with emotion - hope, happiness,
sadness, guilt, joy - you will run the gamut with this book."
Elizabeth Lennox, Author of the Thorpe Brothers series
their families and friends try to break them apart.
she meets the Bollywood-gorgeous Devraj Shah at a London university.
But she refuses to show her undeniable attraction to the gregarious
genius who is being groomed for his family business empire. Nothing
can stand between her and her dreams of traveling and teaching art
across Europe. No taking risks or detours for Lia!
art. Although she protests, the charming Devraj, with his dimpled
grin and sparkling eyes, convinces Lia to be “just friends”.
unleashed desire becomes stronger than their cultural divides—a
Hindu boy and a Jewish girl? Gods forbid!
pressure from both families changes the landscape of both their lives.
grandparents, who raised her, and her loyalty to her cultural ties,
force her to forsake the forbidden fruit of her love for Devraj?
future head on?
Leaving the tomb-like silence of the Rolls Royce, Lia gripped the heavy skirt of her imprisoning wedding dress, while accepting the stooping, old man’s help to brave the summer downpour.
The big, bat-like umbrella over them absorbed the mini bullets of the rain, turning the pure white of her gown to gunmetal grey.
Was it sunrise or sunset? She did not know or care. The universe had lost all colour and warmth.
Her feet and heart refused to cooperate as the old man tightened his embrace around her and urged her toward the arched doors of the imposing granite-grey building ahead of them.
Whether or not he ever forgave her, one day she would be proud of her strength and sacrifice.
Tears streaming down her face, she forced her legs up the stairs into the dimness. The cool, musty scent of the traditions ingrained into the spirit of the synagogue made her shiver.
Lennox, Author of the Thorpe Brothers series
their own well deserved dramatic and satisfying happy-ever-after!
BUT what if...
devastated, unable to forget each other?
reuniting 19 years later. Just as Lia discovers her husband's
infidelity, her first love, Devraj is at her door. Lia's 18-year-old
daughter and Devraj's nephew are repeating romantic history. Can Lia
and the Bollywood-gorgeous hero put their past behind, or will their
sizzling, intense passion reignite and endanger everything in its path?
and even self-worth. Worst of all was the sacrifice of
Bollywood-gorgeous, idealistic Devraj Shah, when Lia caved in to
pressure from both their families. She broke her first love’s heart
by marrying the “right” Jewish man.
husband, her world turns upside down again; Devraj is at her door.
His nephew and Lia’s feisty teenage daughter are repeating history.
They’re in love, but the now reserved, enigmatic Devraj is dead-set
against the couple’s marriage plans. He is convinced Lia’s
daughter will ultimately reject his nephew the way Lia had rejected Devraj.
found freedom, and her resurgent passion for Devraj is irresistible.
Once again, she surrenders to the true love of her life, but their
affair re-ignites opposition from both families. Will Lia’s second
chance at love again destroy her loved ones and her dreams?
and her need for true independence, will Lia choose duty over the
desires of her heart?
|Gloria Silk, Author|
USA Today Bestselling author, Gloria Silk, loves writing sensuous,
uplifting and unforgettable romance and women's fiction. Her powerful
stories are filled with passion without cultural borders, which will
take you to various exotic locales around the world. Her books focus
on the many facets of romantic relationships with strong and complex
young age, as she has lived in various parts of Europe and the
Mediterranean. Some of her favorite visited places are Austria,
France, the Middle East, Hawaii and Hong Kong. Her next planned
excursion is to Australia and New Zealand.
with all its history and lush, green landscapes. Her background in
English literature, writing and psychology help her create
well-rounded, unique characters.
own loving hero, she now lives - and happily writes - in Toronto, Canada.
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