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Valentina by Evie Blake
  

Valentina

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Inspired by the evocative graphic novels of Italian artist Guido Crepax, the first in a new series that combines romance with glamour. In 2012, photographer Valentina thinks she has found the man of her dreams but gets drwan into a shadowy world of desire. 1929, socialite Belle plays out her fantasies. Over the years, their stories become intertwined as they both experience an awakening of their latent pulsions.

A second volume, VALENTINA ON THE EDGE is imminent.

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Valentina by Evie Blake

Milan, 2012. Photographer Valentina Rosselli is living with her lover of one year, Theo Steen, but refuses to commit to anything more. When she is offered an intriguing photography assignment, to take pictures of those engaged in the darker side of desire, she gets drawn into a shadowy world that reveals a part of her she never knew existed...Venice, 1929. Belle is the alter ego of a well-to-do socialite, trapped in an unhappy marriage and constrained by society. As Belle she plays out her fantasies by leading a secret life as a courtesan - but she will only truly be set free by finding the man who will love her. Though decades separate them, Belle and Valentina's lives are intertwined. Both will experience an awakening of their latent desires, but will they discover the connection between physical passion and true love?

About the Author

Evie Blake is a pen name for the author Noelle Harrison. Noelle was born in England, moved to Ireland in 1991, and now lives in Norway. She has written several plays and four novels.

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Book Info

Publication date

9th October 2012

Author

Evie Blake

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Provocative Prose

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755398874

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