A Collar of Jewels

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by Pamela Pope | Women's Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0099779803 Global Overview for this book
Registered by sheepette of Totton and Eling, Hampshire United Kingdom on 7/30/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by sheepette from Totton and Eling, Hampshire United Kingdom on Thursday, July 30, 2020
Thank you for finding this book. It is now yours to do as you like with it. I hope you will read it. Once you have read it, Keep it, pass it on, read it again. It's up to you.

I would like it if you would let me know it is safe and what your plans with the book are. You can be anonymous, (unless you would like to register to find out what happens to the book after it has left you, even then you are only known by your screen name and no details are ever given out.)

Thank you and enjoy!

Journal Entry 2 by sheepette at Totton and Eling, Hampshire United Kingdom on Thursday, July 30, 2020
A new life - but can you ever really leave the past behind...?

Ellie Berman is so relieved when she arrives in Southampton with her son, William, and husband, Max. When Max leaves Ellie to sort out the necessary immigration papers, Ellie is not concerned about waiting in a new country by herself. Why would she worry? But when Max fails to return and Ellie finds out that he has boarded the ship returning to America, she is beyond disbelief.

Born into a wealthy family, Ellie is used to a life of luxury. Her English-born parents left England to live in Chicago, where she was raised. Life was idyllic, until a terrible train accident changes her fate forever. Meeting Max was the best thing that had ever happened to Ellie, but her father, President of the Union Atlantic Railroad Company, was absolutely against her desire to wed Max, the son of Russian Jews. But Ellie, as the youngest child and only girl, was used to getting her way. And marry Max, she did, despite the knowledge that she'd be living a life that was far below what she was used to.

Desperate and penniless, Ellie seeks out her grandfather, Sir Robert Cromer, who still lives in England. She'd heard a lot about him from her mother when she recalled her own childhood home. Ellie was certain he wouldn't turn away his granddaughter, and she was looking forward to returning to her usual standards of living. Her anger at Max's deception now made him a thing of the past, or so she wanted to believe.

Sir Cromer isn't at all what Ellie is expecting. Coming to terms with her discovery, along with Oliver Devlin's cunning, Ellie finds herself hardening. She must make things work, if only for the sake of her young son. Never again will she be at the mercy of a man...

Journal Entry 3 by sheepette at Totton and Eling, Hampshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The book had a few twists but I lost patience with Ellie and her family about half way through

Eliie was spoilt and selfish and wanted everything her own way . I want to be with Max, I'll give up everything except well anything really.

Max did this its so unfair but I will give Oliver a chance who has done similar things.

"Go away Max," Oh, you've gone away, Why?

A hard read. hopefully the next reader will enjoy it more

Journal Entry 4 by sheepette at Bench in Salcombe, Devon United Kingdom on Sunday, July 11, 2021

Released 3 mos ago (7/8/2021 UTC) at Bench in Salcombe, Devon United Kingdom


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