Someone To Watch Over Me

Someone To Watch Over Me When Alicia enters a Lindy Hop competition and wins she attracts the unwelcome attention of an admirer She kills him rather than submit to his onslaught This is s Spain and he is the son of a co

  • Title: Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Author: Fran Connor
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • When Alicia enters a Lindy Hop competition and wins, she attracts the unwelcome attention of an admirer She kills him rather than submit to his onslaught This is 1930s Spain, and he is the son of a corrupt police chief Knowing she would not get a fair hearing, she dumps the body in a lake On the run, she finds refuge and love in the mountains with a gentle pianist TheWhen Alicia enters a Lindy Hop competition and wins, she attracts the unwelcome attention of an admirer She kills him rather than submit to his onslaught This is 1930s Spain, and he is the son of a corrupt police chief Knowing she would not get a fair hearing, she dumps the body in a lake On the run, she finds refuge and love in the mountains with a gentle pianist The Civil War erupts and comes to their idyllic sanctuary They flee to Madrid, but General Franco and his fascists lay siege Alicia manages to escape to England only to find that country now at war She s recruited to go back to Spain as a spy in this Romantic Thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat and perhaps coax out an occasional tear.

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    1. Though protagonist Alicia Carter challenged the bounds of my own morality and sometimes common sense, I found myself championing her internal and external struggles. In the end, her story touched me and brought me to tears. Chock-full of twists and turns, suspenseful, engrossing and entertaining throughout, Someone to Watch Over Me is a tapestry of a life too incredible for fiction.

    2. And intense drama depicting survival and the human soulThe books setting in 1936 Madrid will initially find Alicia Carter enjoying the benefits of her wealthy father's Sherry business as he sends her to the university. Intelligence and a seemingly track for a good future will come to a halt and find her literally on the run after her Lindy Hop dance contest with Pablo. As Jose offers to give Alicia a ride home he will pull a knife on her and attempt to rape her. Quick witted, she manages to pull [...]

    3. In 1930s Spain, Alicia has it all; youth, beauty, brains and wealthy parents in the sherry business. It all comes crashing down when she kills the son of the corrupt local police chief for trying to rape her. Knowing she would not get a fair hearing, she dumps the body in a lake. Then the Civil War breaks out, her parents are murdered and the police chief discovers who killed his son. Alicia goes on the run and finds refuge with a gentle piano player in the Sierra Nevada where they try to stay o [...]

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