Une saga familiale decrivant la vie d'Antor Caspardian, né à Alexandrie dans une famille pauvre, qui devint un des hommes les plus riches et puissants dans le monde, ses succés,... More > ses amours et la tragédie finale qui afflige lui et sa famille.< Less
Moving between Tuscany, London, Rome and New York, The Tuscan Trilogy recounts the joys and tragedies of a woman whom fate both cuddles and flays, of her rise from childhood poverty in Southern Italy... More > to glittering social and and financial success in London, of the men who love her, of her sons, and of the castle in the Chianti hills where the story begins and ends.< Less
In a story spanning eighty years of a family that changed world history, flashbacks, fast-forwards and multiple plots intersect each other while innocent romance, steamy sex, noble sentiments,... More > treachery and a whodunit- style mystery keeps the reader turning the pages.
Set against a changing backdrop of pre-war Egypt, of Paris, London and New York in the sixties and seventies, terrorism in the Middle East and famine in Ethiopia, all the aspects of human strengths and frailties are brought to life in this three generation saga where a dramatic climax re-dimensions a man's destiny.< Less
Based on a true story, 'RANSOMED' recounts how Henri de Mortelast, the head of a vast international conglomerate, is kidnapped while holidaying in the South of France and a ranspm demanded for his... More > release.
While arrangements for payment are made, the situation is complicated by a series of unexpected events involving his family, friends and business associates. Then a forest fire devastates the property where Henri is being held and his captors have to flee, leaving him to the mercy of the flames. Will he survive? But who was behind his kidnapping and who, apart from his captors, was to benefit from it? A business associate? His brother Maurice? His current girl friend who has just ditched him?
The action takes us from a luxury pad in New York's Sutton Place, to casinos and villas on the Franch Riviera, banks and luxury hotels in Geneva and the dark cellar where Henri is held captive.< Less