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Bridge to Holy Cross
THE BRIDGE TO HOLY CROSS continues the story of Tatiana, a new mother, as she commences a new life as a widowed Russian immigrant in America, and of Alexander, who just prior to his arrest by the NKVD, left Tatiana with two words: “Remember Orbeli”. Why did Alexander chose to send Dimitri, the person who betrayed him to the NKVD, away with Tatiana, and how does he learn of the outcome of this decision? Why did Alexander ask his commander, Colonel Stepano...
Red Leaves
Red Leaves is the story of four friends who attend Dartmouth College in New Hampshire: Kristina Kim, Albert Maplethorpe, Jim Shaw and Constance Tobias. They are a close-knit group, and share all their secrets with each other, or do they? Suddenly the body of Kristina is found buried under the snow, having been there for nine days. Who killed her? And why didn't her friends report her missing? Enter Detective Spencer Patrick O'Malley of the Hanover Po...
Tatiana and Alexander
In this sequel to Paulinna Simons' "The Bronze Horseman" Tatiana, separated from her husband Alexander whom she believes to be dead, goes to America and has their child. However, she is haunted by the memories of her lost love, and is unable to move on completely. Meanwhile Alexander is still alive and trying desperately to get back to his wife. From opposite sides of the world the lovers embark on one final, desperate attempt to be together....
The Bridge To Holy Cross
The continuation of 'The Bronze Horseman', this book follows the story of the memorable characters, Tatiana and Alexander. Tatiana is now in New York, having escaped war-torn Russia, with her baby Anthony. Anthony's father, Alexander, is assumed dead, but Tatiana can't bring herself to believe this. We see Tatiana struggle to make a new life for herself in America, despite her maddening grief at the separation from her husband, whilst never givin...

Simons booklist

The Bronze Horseman (Romance)
Tatiana Metanova is a 17 year old native of Leningrad, where she lives with her family. On the Sunny, May Sunday that the Russian citizenry finds out about Hitler's German armies attacking Russia and the same day that her twin brother Pasha is sent away from the city for his own protection, Tatiana meets Alexander, a soldier, not knowing that they are tied together through her sister, Dasha. The novel moves through the story of the seige on Leningrad, wh...
The Bronze Horseman (Literature)
During a ride to get ice crea, Tatiana Metanov, a young teenage girl meets a Red Army first lieutenant Alexander Belov where they start their instant love connection. However, later discovering that Alexander is her sister, Dasha's lover she blocks out her emotions for him but is uncontrollably drawn to him . At the same time Alexander's love for Tatiana grows stronger but is separated after he is notified by his captain that hitler and his troops are at...
The Girl In Times Square
Lily Quinn is a 24-year-old university student, broke, and looking for love in all the wrong places. She will not be graduating along with her fellow schoolmates, as she continues to aimlessley wonder through life. Then she wins the lottery. Instead of cashing in her ticket, she decides to travel to Hawaii to visit her mother. Then one day, whilst Lily is visting her eccentric mother in Maui, she receives a phone call from Detective Spencer Patrick...
Tully (Romance)
Beating back death, it's what Tully does best - it's all Tully is capable of doing. Tully is a novel of betrayal, the main character betrayed by her parents, her best friend and lover is herself displaying some of there characteristics and knowingly betrays others. Tully as a character is complex, but a complexity that not only presents the reader with a challenge but also a lot to like as Tully grows up before our eyes....
Tully (Literature)
Tully started growing up in a very unstable home. Her father left her she is abused sexually by a family member and constanly thinks of suicide. Luckily for Tully, she has two wonderful friends, Juile and Jennifer. During her early teenage years, Tully is a strip dancer at a local bar & gets pregnant at the age of twelve (then has an abortion). During this time, she deserted her friends, Julie and Jennifer, for a life of sex and stripping. Little does s...


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