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Lone Star by Paullina Simons

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Also by Paullina Simons:

Inexpressible Island, November 2019
Paperback
A Beggar's Kingdom, August 2019
Paperback
The Tiger Catcher, June 2019
Paperback
A Song in the Daylight, August 2018
Paperback
The Girl in Times Square, December 2017
Paperback
Red Leaves, April 2017
Paperback
Road to Paradise, December 2016
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Lone Star, December 2015
Paperback
Children of Liberty, March 2013
Hardcover
The Summer Garden, July 2011
Paperback
The Bronze Horseman With Bonus Material, April 2011
Paperback
Tatiana And Alexander, July 2010
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The Bronze Horseman, August 2009
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Tatiana And Alexander, February 2004
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Lone Star
Paullina Simons

William Morrow
December 2015
On Sale: November 24, 2015
Featuring: Chloe
640 pages
ISBN: 0062098152
EAN: 9780062098153
Kindle: B00S55H6K4
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Fiction

From the bestselling, acclaimed author of Tully and The Bronze Horseman comes the unforgettable love story between a college-bound young woman and a traveling troubadour on his way to war—a moving, compelling novel of love lost and found set against the stunning backdrop of Eastern Europe.

Chloe is just weeks away from heading off to college and starting a new life far from her home in Maine when she embarks on a great European adventure with her boyfriend and two best friends. Their destination is Barcelona, but first they must detour through the historic cities of Eastern Europe to keep an old family promise.

Here, in this fledgling post-Communist world, Chloe meets a charming American vagabond named Johnny, who carries a guitar, an easy smile—and a lifetime of secrets. From Treblinka to Trieste, from Karnikava to Krakow, from Vilnius to Venice, the unlikely band of friends and lovers traverse the old world on a train trip that becomes a treacherous journey into Europe’s and Johnny’s darkest past—a journey that jeopardizes Chloe’s plans for the future and all she ever thought she wanted.

But the lifelong bonds Chloe and her friends share are about to be put to the ultimate test—and whether or not they reach Barcelona, they can only be certain that their lives will never be the same again.

A sweeping, beautiful tale that mesmerizes and enchants, Lone Star will linger long in the memory once the final page is turned.

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2 comments posted.

Re: Lone Star

Being of Polish descent, I was totally mesmerized by your
story leading up to your latest book!! I can only imagine
the fear that you felt, having to travel in such a backwards
way!! Having never been to Poland, but always wanting to go
there, I will just have to read books such as yours for now,
and live my dream through your eyes. Congratulations on your
latest book, which sounds wonderful!! It's already on my TBR
list, and will be perfect for my Fall/Winter reading list!!
I'm sure your book is going to do very well!! I just wish I
could have been with you on that trip, because my Grandmother
came from a small town outside of Krakow!! Have a very Happy
Thanksgiving!!
(Peggy Roberson 8:29am November 24, 2015)

Wow! What a wonderful introduction to your book! I'll never look at travel quite the same way again! Congratulations on your new book!
(
Kathleen Bylsma 9:46pm November 24, 2015)

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