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By Sonia Marmen

Le ideal tome de l. a. Fille du Pasteur Cullen a remporté un vif succès au Québec et en France. Des dizaines de milliers de lecteurs ont succombé à ses charmes. Intrigues, amours, portrait d'époque richement documenté... tout y était pour qu'on le dépose à remorse, pressé d'en connaître l. a. suite. los angeles voici enfin ! Sonia Marmen revient en strength avec un moment tome aussi étonnant qu'émouvant. Elle nous plonge dans l. a. vie des membres de los angeles famille Seton, en plein XIXe siècle, captivante période où l. a. liberté devient l'enjeu de toutes les luttes.

Charlotte Seton est l. a. fille aînée de Francis Seton, chirurgien réputé d'Édimbourg, et de Dana Cullen, fille d'un pasteur presbytérien. Alors que des épreuves mettent en péril le mariage du couple, Charlotte fait son entrée dans le monde des grands. Elle se passionne pour l. a. technological know-how de son père en même temps que son cœur s'éveille aux émois de l'amour. Entêtée et curieuse, elle défiera plus d'une fois les interdits de l. a. société britannique du début du XIXe siècle. Il en résultera une suite d'évènements malheureux qui l. a. laisseront déçue de ce que lui offre l. a. vie et l'amèneront à s'interroger sur sa position dans un monde où elle ne voit d'espace que pour les hommes. Un séjour en Jamaïque, à los angeles plantation sucrière des Elliot, lui ouvrira de nouveaux horizons. Dans ce cadre exotique, elle vivra le bonheur du vertige amoureux. Mais l'ombre d'un mystery aircraft à Montpelier et Charlotte découvrira avec effroi que les Elliot sont prêts à tout pour le protéger...

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Seth Bradley was riding against time, and against the principles of humanity and good horsemanship, which told him that his beast could not hold up long at that killing pace. But Seth Bradley, trail rider, knew that it was the life of one creature against the lives of hundreds, perhaps thousands. For Buck McCoy, the most unscrupulous driver that ever took a Texas herd across the Kansas range, was following with three thousand cattle, and must be checked before he should reach the grazing lands.

And sometimes he would go very far down the shadow-ways of thick sleep, and would meet the buffaloes as they came up from the lake, with the water shining on their shaggy coats and their black horns gleaming in the moon. And the buffaloes would begin by being very terrible, and shaking their great heads at him as if they fully intended to make a finish of him there and then. But afterward they would come close up to him, and smell him, and change their minds, and be companionable after all. Little Wolf was only ten years old, but he could run faster than any other Indian boy in the tribe, and the wildest pony was not too wild for him to catch and ride.

Seth Bradley was riding against time, and against the principles of humanity and good horsemanship, which told him that his beast could not hold up long at that killing pace. But Seth Bradley, trail rider, knew that it was the life of one creature against the lives of hundreds, perhaps thousands. For Buck McCoy, the most unscrupulous driver that ever took a Texas herd across the Kansas range, was following with three thousand cattle, and must be checked before he should reach the grazing lands.

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