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A breathtaking story of friendship and love set against the backdrop of twentieth-century Kenya Fourteen years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya, their chosen homeland.

Hannah Olsen and her husband Lars own Langani Farm and Safari Lodge where they struggle to protect their wildlife and land from poachers and corrupt officials. But the developing relationship between their daughter and a young African boy with a terrifying legacy tests the strength of their family. Sarah Singh, wildlife researcher and renowned photographer, is married to an Indian journalist. However, their inability to have children puts Sarah's relationship with her husband and his family under increasing pressure. Camilla Broughton Smith, international model and fashion designer, has given up a dazzling career to work with the charismatic safari guide Anthony Chapman, who has been disabled in a tragic accident. Yet his bitterness and fear of commitment threaten to shatter her dreams.

Set in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya, In Borrowed Light, the final part of the Langani Trilogy, is a story of courage and fortitude, of loyalty and murderous deceit, of friendship and betrayal and redeeming sacrifice.A major commerical novel, following three strong women and the history of the country they loveThe final instalment in the powerful Langani trilogy, which began with Blood Sisters and A Durable FireBlood Sisters and A Durable Fire have jointly sold over 75,000 copies so farTo My Daughter in France... has sold over 60,000 copies across all editions

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The final part of the Langani Trilogy is a breathtaking story of friendship and love set against the backdrop of 20th-century Kenya
 
Fourteen years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya, their chosen homeland. Hannah Olsen and her husband Lars own Langani Farm and Safari Lodge where they struggle to protect their wildlife and land from poachers and corrupt officials—but the developing relationship between their daughter and a young African boy with a terrifying legacy tests the strength of their family. Sarah Singh, wildlife researcher and renowned photographer, is married to an Indian journalist, however, their inability to have children puts Sarah's relationship with her husband and his family under increasing pressure. Camilla Broughton Smith, international model and fashion designer, has given up a dazzling career to work with the charismatic safari guide Anthony Chapman, who has been disabled in a tragic accident—yet his bitterness and fear of commitment threaten to shatter her dreams. Set in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya, this is a story of courage and fortitude, of loyalty and murderous deceit, of friendship and betrayal, and redeeming sacrifice.

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The final breathtaking installment in the Langani Trilogy.

Ten years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya, their chosen homeland. Set in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya, In Borrowed Light, the final part of the Langani Trilogy, is a story of courage and fortitude, of loyalty and murderous deceit, of friendship and betrayal and redeeming sacrifice.

About the Author

Barbara and Stephanie Keating grew up in Kenya. One sister now lives in France and the other in Dublin. They are coauthors of the acclaimed novels Blood Sisters and A Durable Fire, which, along with In Borrowed Light, make up the Langani Trilogy. Stephanie Keating lives part of the time in Vero Beach, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781846551512
Author:
Keating, Stephanie
Publisher:
Random House UK
Author:
Barbara Keating Stephanie Keating
Author:
Keating, Barbara
Subject:
Family saga
Subject:
Romance - Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Langani Trilogy
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.74 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
The final part of the Langani Trilogy is a breathtaking story of friendship and love set against the backdrop of 20th-century Kenya
 
Fourteen years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya, their chosen homeland. Hannah Olsen and her husband Lars own Langani Farm and Safari Lodge where they struggle to protect their wildlife and land from poachers and corrupt officials—but the developing relationship between their daughter and a young African boy with a terrifying legacy tests the strength of their family. Sarah Singh, wildlife researcher and renowned photographer, is married to an Indian journalist, however, their inability to have children puts Sarah's relationship with her husband and his family under increasing pressure. Camilla Broughton Smith, international model and fashion designer, has given up a dazzling career to work with the charismatic safari guide Anthony Chapman, who has been disabled in a tragic accident—yet his bitterness and fear of commitment threaten to shatter her dreams. Set in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya, this is a story of courage and fortitude, of loyalty and murderous deceit, of friendship and betrayal, and redeeming sacrifice.
"Synopsis" by , The final breathtaking installment in the Langani Trilogy.

Ten years after independence, the enduring childhood friendship of three women has carried them through times of violence and loss in Kenya, their chosen homeland. Set in the magnificent but unpredictable wilds of Kenya, In Borrowed Light, the final part of the Langani Trilogy, is a story of courage and fortitude, of loyalty and murderous deceit, of friendship and betrayal and redeeming sacrifice.

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