When those around her begin meeting tragic fates, Kate Cameron knows she's next-until she's rescued by psychic Gavin Hepburn. But after a night of hiding together, Kate is branded a fallen woman and forced into marriage with Gavin-an arrangement that suits Gavin's purpose to do anything it takes to keep Kate safe from a killer haunting her past. For this enigmatic and lonely beauty has become the unexpected love of his life.
Proceedings of a Memorial Symposium in Honour of Sir Charles Maurice Yonge
Author: David Brookshaw
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
The Bewitching Braid, set in Macau in the 1930s, is a tale of forbidden love between a Macanese boy from a privileged family in the 'Christian' city and a beautiful water-seller from the 'Chinese' quarter of Cheok Chai Un. Against a background of small-town prejudice, the story traces the trials and tribulations of the couple in their attempts to be accepted in their respective communities and to understand each other across their cultural divides. The novel is a look into the inner world of the Eurasian inhabitants of the city, and their relationship with their Chinese and Portuguese legacies. Here, Senna Fernandes depicts the emergence of a new, more liberal Macao, in which its Portuguese and Chinese traditions are harmonized by true love. The original Portuguese version, A Tranca Feiticeira, was made into a successful film in 1997.
This Pegasus flexi original explores images of the women in Rubens' life as depicted by one of the world's most passionate painters. More than thirty color reproductions of Rubens' portraits are united by the theme of women; the faces and bodies of his wi