Sara Donati Dawn on a Distant Shore

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Dawn on a Distant Shore

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The second book in The Wilderness Series is set in Canada and Scotland.

Now blissfully married, Nathaniel and Elizabeth Bonner, the hero and heroine of Into The Wilderness, have settled into their new life together in the North American frontier. When Elizabeth gives birth to twins their happiness seems complete. However, it proves to be short-lived. While attempting to rescue his father, Hawkeye, who has been imprisoned in Canada, Nathaniel is arrested by British colonials for spying – a hanging offence.

Left alone in the wilderness with only her step-daughter Hannah and her newly-born twins, Elizabeth embarks on a desperate bid to save her husband. Gathering up the children, she sets out on a dangerous journey across unremittingly hostile terrain. However, the fate of the Bonner family appears to be in the hands of other forces, who intend to kidnap them to Scotland in order to engage them in a bitter family feud and a destiny they could never have imagained.

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Dawn on a Distant Shore was on the NYT Bestseller’s list for 3 weeks

Second in the 5-book Wilderness series

Like Into the Wilderness, sequel of sorts to James Fennimore Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans and Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, incorporating many of the characters into the tale

Author also writes under the name Rosina Lippi. Her very succesful Homestead, shortlisted for Orange Prize, is published in Flamingo

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It is the winter of 1974 and the second book in 'The Wilderness Series' finds Nathaniel and Elizabeth Bonner blissfully married and comfortably settled into the new life they have made together in the North American frontier-country.

However, their happiness proves to be short-lived. Nathaniel's father, the white Mohawk Hawkeye, has been imprisoned in Canada. Determined to rescue him, Nathaniel leaves his new wife, daughter Hannah and newly-born twins, and sets out in search of his father. However, on his journey, he himself is arrested and accused by British colonials of spying – a hanging offence.

Elizabeth in a desperate bid to save her husband, gathers up her small children and embarks on a treacherous journey across hostile terrain in order to find him. However, the fate of the Bonner family appears to be in the hands of other forces who intend too kidnap them and take them to Scotland to engage them in a bitter family feud and a destiny they could never have imagined.

Praise for Sara Donati:

"A beautiful love story… Ms. Donati's artistic talent for description will take you where you have never been before. No one else has this gifted talent. The skill of making you feel you are actually there experiencing every moment, every chill, every season, and every breath… This is a definite must. Remarkably written… Outstanding."
RENDEZVOUS

"'Into the Wilderness' is one of those rare stories that let you breathe the air of another time, and leave your footprints on the snow of a wild, strange place."
DIANA GABALDON

Each time you open a book, you hope to discover a story that will make your spirit of adventure and romance sing. This book delivers on that promise."
AMANDA QUICK

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