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Against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, and in the shadow of a mysterious family legend, one woman is about to discover that to find your way home, sometimes you must travel far away.... An accomplished anthropologist, Susannah Connolly suddenly finds herself adrift in the wake of a failed love affair and the loss of her mother. Boarding a transcontinental flight on the evening of her birthday, she's decided to give herself a long-deferred gift. Encouraged by her late mother's magical stories, she is traveling from the Connecticut shore to the fabled French Camargue, to see its famous white horses and find a mysterious "saint" linked to her family's history. Amid the endless silvered marshes, she will find a lonely man, his wounded daughterand a part of herself she hadn't known she'd lost...until she realized how hard it would be to lose it again. In Light of the Moon , New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice delivers a spellbinding story set within a breathtaking landscape where secrets and revelations have the power to change lives forever., New York Timesbestselling author Luanne Rice transports readers across the sea in this moving, magical tale of a lonely woman with a promise to keep. Set in a landscape of stunning natural beauty,Light of the Moonis a chronicle of mothers and daughters, friendship and family, and an electrifying love that illuminates a path through heartbreak and loss...and will shine in your memory long after the final page. Spurred by her mother's dying wish, Susannah Connolly has traveled from her lifelong home on the Connecticut shoreline to the fabled French Camargue, to see its famous white horses and find a mysterious saint linked to her family's history. An accomplished anthropologist, Susannah has always been confident of her ability to navigate anywhere on the globe. But in the wake of a failed love affair and grieving the loss of her mother, she is adrift and uncertain, seeking only time alone to dig deeply into the personal archaeology of her own life. American-born Grey Dempsey had come to the Camargue as a journalist, fell in love with a celebrated Romany rider, and suffered a devastating loss of his own. Now he operates a ranch as he struggles to raise his spirited but troubled young daughter who, after a terrible night years ago, fears the horses she once loved. Within their bittersweet private orbit, in the midst of the endless silvered marshlands, Susannah Connolly will find a part of herself she hadn't known she had lost. And here she will find herself embraced by a circle of strong and passionate women bound together by their abiding faith in the legendary slave-saint Susannah seeks and in the miracles she is said to still perform for those who believe. Yet old secrets swirl within the fog-shrouded landscape, betrayals that may be beyond the power of any saint, or supplicant, to repair. Singular, lyrical,Light of the Moonis Luanne Rice at her most spell-binding, as she exploresas only she canhow sometimes to find your way home you must travel far away. From the Hardcover edition., Set in a landscape of stunning natural beauty, Rice's "New York Times"-bestseller is a chronicle of mothers and daughters, friendship and family, and an electrifying love that illuminates a path through heartbreak and loss.