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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The Doctor and the Diva

The Doctor & the Diva
Author:  Adrienne McDonnell
Publication Date:  July 22, 2010
Publisher:  Viking Adult


A breathtaking novel of romantic obsession, longing and one woman's choice between motherhood and her operatic calling 

It is 1903. Dr. Ravell is a young Harvard-educated obstetrician with a growing reputation for helping couples conceive. He has treated women from all walks of Boston society, but when Ravell meets Erika-an opera singer whose beauty is surpassed only by her spellbinding voice-he knows their doctor-patient relationship will be like none he has ever had. 

After struggling for years to become pregnant, Erika believes there is no hope. Her mind is made up: she will leave her prominent Bostonian husband to pursue her career in Italy, a plan both unconventional and risky. But becoming Ravell's patient will change her life in ways she never could have imagined. 

Lush and stunningly realized, The Doctor and the Diva moves from snowy Boston to the jungles of Trinidad to the gilded balconies of Florence. This magnificent debut is a tale of passionate love affairs, dangerous decisions, and a woman's irreconcilable desires as she is forced to choose between the child she has always longed for and the opera career she cannot live without. Inspired by the author's family history, the novel is sensual, sexy, and heart-stopping in its bittersweet beauty.




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12 comments:

Crystal said...

I had this one as my waiting on Wednesday a few weeks ago so please sign me up.

Crystal Fulcher
NC
crystalfulcher(at)ec.rr.com

pinkflipflops said...

Emily , pinkflipflops44 at gmail dot com , MI

Rebecca said...

Rebecca

beckaboo3283@gmail.com

GA

Tiffany Harkleroad said...

Tiffany PA

pinkflipflops said...

Received the book!

pinkflipflops said...

DC 0309 3220 0001 0644 6918

pinkflipflops said...

review http://hotpinkvixen.blogspot.com/2010/09/doctor-and-diva.html

Rebecca said...

recieved this book :o)

Rebecca said...

my review
http://becksbookpicks.blogspot.com/2010/10/doctor-and-diva-by-adrienne-mcdonnell.html

Tiffany Harkleroad said...

Got it today~!

Tiffany Harkleroad said...

Mailed it on friday, DC is 0309 0070 0000 3215 7398

Tiffany Harkleroad said...

Link to review:
http://tiffanysbookshelf.blogspot.com/2010/10/doctor-and-diva-by-adrienne-mcdonnell.html

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