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The longest winter / Mary Jane Staples.

By: Staples, Mary JaneContributor(s): Stevens, Robert Tyler, 1911-2005. Appointment in SarajevoMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : Bantam, 2009Description: 495 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593062555 (hbk.); 0593062558 (hbk.); 9780552150910 (pbk.); 0552150916 (pbk.)Subject(s): Nobility -- Austria -- Fiction | Artists -- Great Britain -- Fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Austria -- Fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical romantic fiction. | Romance fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: When Baroness Sophie von Korvacs meets British painter James Fraser one hot summer's day in Vienna, the attraction is instant. A whirlwind romance follows, with Vienna bathed in the brilliance of the last days of the emperor. And when James proposes to Sophie it seems a fitting end to that wonderful, enchanting summer. But darker days are on the horizon as Europe teeters on the brink of war. James must make the ultimate choice: love for King and Country or love for Sophie. Before he knows it, his difficult decision is made for him, and he and Sophie are on opposite sides of a bloody and devastating conflict. Four bleak years of fighting and death roll by. Will Sophie's long winter ever end and can their love conquer all?
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"When Baroness Sophie von Korvacs meets British painter James Fraser, one hot summer's day in Vienna, the attraction is instant. A whirlwind romance follows, a golden summer of fun, with Vienna bathed in the brilliance of the last days of the emperor. And when James proposes to Sophie it seems a fitting end to that wonderful, enchanting summer. ut darker days are on the horizon as Europe teeters on the brink of war. James must make the ultimate choice; love for king and country or love for Sophie, and before he knows it, his difficult choice is made for him, and he and Sophie are on opposite sides of a bloody and devastating war. our bleak years of fighting and death roll by. Will there be a happy ending for James and Sophie? Will Sophie's long winter ever end and can their love conquer all?"

When Baroness Sophie von Korvacs meets British painter James Fraser one hot summer's day in Vienna, the attraction is instant. A whirlwind romance follows, with Vienna bathed in the brilliance of the last days of the emperor. And when James proposes to Sophie it seems a fitting end to that wonderful, enchanting summer. But darker days are on the horizon as Europe teeters on the brink of war. James must make the ultimate choice: love for King and Country or love for Sophie. Before he knows it, his difficult decision is made for him, and he and Sophie are on opposite sides of a bloody and devastating conflict. Four bleak years of fighting and death roll by. Will Sophie's long winter ever end and can their love conquer all?

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