The Devil On Her Tongue by Linda Holeman

The Devil On Her Tongue

byLinda Holeman

Paperback | June 24, 2014

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A spellbinding story of loss, romance and betrayal set in 18th-century Portugal, from internationally bestselling Canadian historical fiction author Linda Holeman.
     Diamantina is 13 when her father, a Dutch sailor who washed up on the Portuguese island of Porto Santo, abandons her and her African-born mother and sets off for the New World. Unbaptized, tainted by her mother's witchcraft and her foreign blood, the girl is an outcast who seems doomed in her struggle to survive. Diamantina refuses to accept her destiny and vows to escape her circumstances and forge a life of her own, no matter the cost. But as the price of her desires rises, can she live with the choices she has made? Diamantina's odyssey to change her life is a sweeping narrative of starvation and plenty, cruelty and love, disaster and triumph.

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LINDA HOLEMAN is the author of The Lost Souls of Angelkov, as well as the internationally bestselling historical novels The Linnet Bird, The Moonlit Cage, In a Far Country and The Saffron Gate, as well as eight other works of fiction and short fiction. Her books have been translated into twelve languages. A world traveller, she grew up...
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Title:The Devil On Her TongueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.2 × 6.36 × 1.18 inPublished:June 24, 2014Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307361624

ISBN - 13:9780307361622

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“I couldn’t put it down…. A great summertime read.”
—Linda Diebel, The Hamilton Spectator
 
“This book had me at the opening sentence, never once did the pace falter or the characters disappoint.”
—Leslie Jones, National Post