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Paullina Simons - Author

About the Author

Paullina Simons was born and raised in Leningrad and immigrated to the United States with her family in the 1970s. She is the author of Tully, Red Leaves, and Eleven Hours. She has lived in Rome, London, and Dallas. She now lives in New York City.

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A Beggar's Kingdom

A Beggar's Kingdom

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

How much would you sacrifice for true love? The second novel in Paullina Simons' stunning End of Forever saga continues the heartbreaking story of Julian and Josephine, and a love that spans lifetimes. Julian has travelled from the heights of joy to the depths of despair and back again. Having found his love - twice - and lost her - twice, he is resolved to continue his search and find her in the past again. Perhaps this time he can save her. But the journey is never so simple and Julian will have to decide just how much one man can sacrifice. He is willing to give up everything - but he must learn what that truly means, and how much more can be taken from you than you ever believed possible.

The Tiger Catcher

The Tiger Catcher

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

The first novel in a beautiful, heartbreaking new saga from Paullina Simons, the international bestselling author of Tully and The Bronze Horseman. Can true love ever die? Julian lives a charmed life in Los Angeles. Surrounded by friends, he is young, handsome, and runs a successful business. Everything changes after he has a fateful encounter with a mysterious young woman named Josephine. Julian's world is turned upside down by a love affair that takes him-and everyone else in his life-by storm. For the two new lovers, the City of Angels is transformed into a magical playground. But Josephine is not what she seems and carries secrets that threaten to tear them apart-seemingly forever. A broken man, his faith in tatters, Julian meets a mysterious stranger who tells him how to find Josephine again if he is willing to give up everything and take a death-defying trip from which no one has ever returned. So begins Julian and Josephine's extraordinary adventure of love, loss, and the mystical forces that bind people across time and space. It is a journey that propels Julian toward an impossible choice which will lead him to love fulfilled... ...or to oblivion. The Tiger Catcher takes readers from the depths of despair to the dizzying heights of joy in the first novel of an unforgettable trilogy of love lost and found. For all fans of Outlander, The Time Traveler's Wife and Jojo Moyes.

rapariga de Times Square

rapariga de Times Square

Author: Paullina Simons Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2017

Uma poderosa e surpreendente historia contemporanea de amor de uma das melhores romancistas deste seculo.A vida de Lily e virada do avesso com o desaparecimento da sua companheira de casa, revelacoes incriveis sobre a familia e uma descoberta pessoal, o que a afetara para sempre. E se tudo aquilo que soubesse sobre a sua vida fosse mentira? Conheca Lily Quinn... Esta falida, luta para acabar a faculdade, pagar a renda e encontrar o amor. A deriva na agitada cidade de Nova Iorque, as coisas mais interessantes na vida de Lily acontecem as pessoas que a rodeiam. Mas ela adora a sua vida sem objetivos ate Amy, a melhor amiga e companheira de casa, desaparecer. E assim que Spencer Patrick O'Malley, um cinico detetive da policia de Nova Iorque, que ja viu melhores dias e tem os seus proprios demonios, entra no mundo de Lily. E uma inesperada reviravolta financeira, que deveria trazer-lhe alegria, transforma-se afinal num mau pressagio das forcas malignas que se aproximam dela.Mas o destino de Lily nao fica por ai. Ve-se ainda a lutar pela propria vida quando a busca de Spencer por Amy se intensifica, levando- a a questionar tudo o que sabia sobre a amiga e a familia. E revelacoes surpreendentes sobre quem ama forcam-na a confrontar a verdade que a mudara para sempre.

Paginas de viaje

Paginas de viaje

Author: Paullina Simons Format: eBook Release Date: 01/04/2016

De la autora de El sueno imposible y El jinete de bronce, llega este nuevo relato epico; esta desgarradora y apasionada historia de amor perdido y encontrado te acompanara para siempre...Enamorarse era la parte facil...A Chloe le quedan pocas semanas para irse a la universidad cuando se embarca en un viaje por Europa con su novio y sus dos mejores amigos. Su destino es Barcelona, con su promesa de romance y misterios, pero primero deberan hacer un alto en las historicas ciudades de la Europa del Este para saldar una vieja deuda familiar.Mientras recorren los desconocidos enclaves del mundo post-comunista, Chloe conoce en un tren a un muchacho que se va a la guerra. Johnny tiene una guitarra, una sonrisa contagiosa y una vida entera de secretos.El trayecto se convierte en un peligroso viaje hacia el oscuro pasado de Europa y de Johnny; un viaje que amenaza con destrozar los vinculos que unen a cuatro amigos de toda la vida.Desde Riga hasta Trieste, pasando por Treblinka, Chloe debe enfrentarse a sus mas profundos deseos cuando estos ponen en riesgo el futuro que creia que deseaba.Para Chloe y Johnny solo una cosa es segura: sea cual sea el destino, sus vidas nunca volveran a ser las mismas."e;Chloe apenas ha perdido la inocencia, cuando un misterioso desconocido llamado Johnny Rainbow entra en escena, con el objetivo fijado en ella. A partir de ahi la historia de Simons entra en un espiral de romance, violencia, drama y secretos"e;. NY Daily News"e;Una novela emotiva y convincente sobre el amor perdido y reencontrado con el impresionante escenario de Europa del este"e;.USA Today

Paginas de uma viagem

Paginas de uma viagem

Author: Paullina Simons Format: eBook Release Date: 01/04/2016

Da autora da trilogia Tatiana & Alexander, chega este novo relato epico; esta dilaceradora e apaixonante historia sobre um amor perdido e reencontrado que ficara consigo para sempre...Apaixonar-se era a parte facil...Chloe esta a poucas semanas de ir para a universidade quando embarca numa viagem pela Europa com o namorado e os seus dois melhores amigos. O destino e Barcelona, com a sua promessa de romance e misterios, mas primeiro deverao fazer um periplo pelas historicas cidades da Europa de Leste para saldar uma velha divida familiar.Enquanto percorrem os desconhecidos enclaves do mundo pos-comunista numa viagem de comboio, Chloe conhece um rapaz que vai para a guerra. Johnny tem uma guitarra, um sorriso contagioso e uma vida inteira de segredos.O trajeto pelo velho continente converte-se numa perigosa viagem pelo lado obscuro do passado da Europa e de Johnny; uma jornada que ameaca destruir os vinculos que unem os quatro amigos de toda a vida.De Riga a Trieste, passando por Treblinka, Chloe vai enfrentar os seus mais profundos desejos quando estes poem em risco o futuro que ela pensou que queria. Para Chloe e Johnny so uma coisa e certa: seja qual for o destino, as suas vidas nunca mais voltarao a ser as mesmas.

Poppet Gets Two Big Brothers

Poppet Gets Two Big Brothers

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2015

The heart-warming sequel to I Love My Baby Because from internationally-renowned, best-selling author Paullina Simons. When Poppet was a baby she thought she was the centre of her Mummy and Daddy's world. They looked at nothing else but her, they swung no one else but her, and they clapped at her every step. But suddenly one day, Poppet finds Mummy giving attention to two CREATURES - her big brothers! At first Poppet doesn't want to share Mummy with them. But as she soon discovers - from dressing up, to painting, and playing ball - things are even more fun when you're with ALL the family! With plenty of visual humour, this joyful celebration of sibling relationships is perfect for brothers and sisters to read together!

Six Days in Leningrad

Six Days in Leningrad

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/11/2015

The never-before-told story of the journey behind THE BRONZE HORSEMAN, now in print for the first time. From the author of the celebrated, internationally bestselling BRONZE HORSEMAN saga comes a glimpse into the private life of its much loved creator, and the real story behind the epic novels. Paullina Simons gives us a work of non-fiction as captivating and heart-wrenching as the lives of Tatiana and Alexander. Only a few chapters into writing her first story set in Russia, her mother country, Paullina Simons travelled to Leningrad (now St Petersburg) with her beloved Papa. What began as a research trip turned into six days that forever changed her life, the course of her family, and the novel that became THE BRONZE HORSEMAN. After a quarter-century away from her native land, Paullina and her father found a world trapped in yesteryear, with crumbling stucco buildings, entire families living in seven-square-metre communal apartments, and barren fields bombed so badly that nothing would grow there even fifty years later. And yet there were the spectacular white nights, the warm hospitality of family friends and, of course, the pelmeni and caviar. At times poignant, at times inspiring and funny, this is both a fascinating glimpse into the inspiration behind the epic saga, and a touching story of a family's history, a father and a daughter, and the fate of a nation. 'Amazing book! Thank you Paullina for sharing your experience with us all!'- Kiki, Goodreads

Poppet Gets Two Big Brothers

Poppet Gets Two Big Brothers

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

The heart-warming sequel to I Love My Baby Because from internationally-renowned, best-selling author Paullina Simons. When Poppet was a baby she thought she was the centre of her Mummy and Daddy's world. They looked at nothing else but her, they swung no one else but her, and they clapped at her every step. But suddenly one day, Poppet finds Mummy giving attention to two CREATURES - her big brothers! At first Poppet doesn't want to share Mummy with them. But as she soon discovers - from dressing up, to painting, and playing ball - things are even more fun when you're with ALL the family! With plenty of visual humour, this joyful celebration of sibling relationships is perfect for brothers and sisters to read together!

Lone Star

Lone Star

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2015

Lone Star is another unforgettable love story from the best-selling author of Tully and The Bronze Horseman. Life isn't about the destination, but the journey... Chloe is weeks away from college when she embarks on a great European adventure with her boyfriend and her two best friends. Their destination is Barcelona with its promise of romance and mystery, but first they must detour through the historic cities of Eastern Europe to settle an old family debt. As they traverse the unfamiliar landscape of the post-Communist world, Chloe meets a boy on a train who is going off to war. Johnny carries a guitar, an easy smile - and a lifetime of secrets. The trip becomes a treacherous journey into Europe's and Johnny's darkest past - a journey that threatens to shatter the bonds that hold together four lifelong friends. From Riga to Treblinka to Trieste, Chloe sees her future begin to fray as unbidden desires rise to the surface. For Chloe and Johnny only one thing is certain: whatever their destination, their lives will never be the same.

I Love My Baby Because...

I Love My Baby Because...

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/04/2015

Cuddle up at bedtime with this funny and comforting debut picture book from internationally bestselling author Paullina Simons. A mother celebrates everything her toddler can do, throughout her daily routine in this warm and comforting picture book. And from the fun (and chaos) of getting dressed and feeding, to snuggling up for a bedtime story, there are certainly a lot of very special moments! Full of cuddles and unconditional love, with plenty of visual humour, this celebration of toddlerhood is perfect for parent and child to share.

Eleven Hours

Eleven Hours

Author: Paullina Simons Format: eBook Release Date: 12/01/2015

A PREGNANT WOMAN.A DERANGED PSYCHOPATH.A DESPERATE RACE AGAINST TIME.Didi Wood, eight-and-a-half months pregnant with her third child, heads to a mall to get out of the oppressive Dallas hear and get some shopping done. She is supposed to meet her husband for lunch at one o' clock. By 1:45, she still isn't there--she's riding down the highway at breakneck speed, with a madman at the wheel. His name is Lyle, and he has abducted her from a department store parking lot. But why he's done this, and what he wants, are anyone's guess. Now the police and the FBI have to somehow track him down. And a very pregnant Didi must keep herself and her unborn child alive at any price--even as they ride closer and closer in the darkest chamber of a psychopath's mind.

I Love My Baby Because...

I Love My Baby Because...

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Cuddle up at bedtime with this funny and comforting debut picture book from internationally bestselling author Paullina Simons. A mother celebrates everything her toddler can do, throughout her daily routine in this warm and comforting picture book. And from the fun (and chaos) of getting dressed and feeding, to snuggling up for a bedtime story, there are certainly a lot of very special moments! Full of cuddles and unconditional love, with plenty of visual humour, this celebration of toddlerhood is perfect for parent and child to share.

Bellagrand

Bellagrand

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2013

The passionate love story that led to The Bronze Horseman. They gave up everything to be together, but love was just the beginning ... Italian immigrant Gina, independent, compassionate and strong, desperately wants a family. Boston blue-blood Harry, idealistic and political, wants to create a better world. Bound together by tormented passion, they rail, rage, and break each other's hearts, only to come face to face with a stark final choice that will forever determine their destiny. Their journey takes them through four decades and two continents, through triumph and turmoil, from the wooden planks of the troubled immigrant town of Lawrence, Massachusetts, to the marble halls and secret doors of a mystical place called ... Bellagrand. From internationally bestselling author Paullina Simons comes the passionate love story that led to The Bronze Horseman.

Children of Liberty

Children of Liberty

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

From Paullina Simons who brought you the unforgettable The Bronze Horseman comes the much-anticipated Children of Liberty. `Never forget where you came from.' At the turn of the century and the dawning of the modern world, Gina sails from Sicily to Boston's Freedom Docks to find a new and better life, and meets Harry Barrington, who is searching for his own place in the old world of New England. She is a penniless unrefined immigrant, he a first family Boston Blue-blood, yet they are hopelessly drawn to one another. Over their denials, their separations, and over time, Gina and Harry long to be together. Yet their union would leave a path of destruction in its wake that will swallow two families.

Bronze Horseman with Bonus Material

Bronze Horseman with Bonus Material

Author: Paullina Simons Format: eBook Release Date: 11/12/2012

For a limited time, and at a special price, discover Paulina Simons' The Bronze Horseman. Plus, receive an excerpt from Simons' new novel Children of Liberty available February 26th.Called "e;a Russian Thorn Birds."e; The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons is a sweeping saga of love and war that has been a monumental bestseller all over the world. The acclaimed author of Tully, Simons has written a stirring tale of devotion, passion, secrets, betray, and sacrifice. "e;A love story both tender and fierce"e; (Publishers Weekly )that "e;Recalls Dr. Zhivago"e; (People Magazine), The Bronze Horseman is rich and vivid historical fiction at its finest.The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur, or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. Their world is turned upside down when Hitler's armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad.Yet there is light in the darkness. Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army. Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious and troubled past, he is drawn to Tatianaand she to him. Starvation, desperation, and fear soon grip their city during the terrible winter of the merciless German siege. Tatiana and Alexander's impossible love threatens to tear the Metanova family apart and expose the dangerous secret Alexander so carefully protectsa secret as devastating as the war itselfas the lovers are swept up in the brutal tides that will change the world and their lives forever.

A Song in the Daylight

A Song in the Daylight

Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2010

From the author of the top five bestseller ROAD TO PARADISE comes a novel of love, betrayal and redemption against the odds. How well can you ever really know someone? If anyone asked Larissa's husband, children or friends if she was happy, they would say yes. Sometimes too busy, sometimes irritable - but really, what in her wonderful life could be wrong? She has a happy marriage, a dream house, and everything she ever wanted at her fingertips. Yet a chance encounter with a young man new to town hits her like a lightning bolt. Their connection is electric. Suddenly her lovely home life seems claustrophobic, and the familiar mundane. Irresistible passion drives her to contemplate the unthinkable. But if she dares to make the impossible leap, what will her life be then? Whatever choice she makes, someone will be betrayed...