Book Title: Kilingiri
Author: Janna Gray
Release Date: May 21st 2013
Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction, Romantic Saga, Saga
Publisher: GMTA Publishing, LLC
Presented by: As You Wish Tours
1968, Srinagar, Kashmir and Nina is devastated by the death of her new-born baby girl.
Sister Angela and Father Michael at the mission hospital step in to nurse Nina back to health
but when the friendship between Nina and Father Michael turns to love, Michael makes a
decision which will resonate through the years.
It is 1981 and in Kinsale, Ireland, Nina, devoted to her son Joshua, lives a loveless existence,
but a chance encounter changes everything. Michael is back in her life, he leaves the
priesthood and happiness is within their grasp.
But when past and present collide, their whole world is turned upside down.
Only by facing the consequences of what has gone before, can Nina and Michael embrace
Janna Gray guides us masterfully through this poignant story of love, loss, betrayal and
Plastered in a face-pack, Nina was curled up on the sofa with a mug of hot chocolate and the latest Barbara Taylor Bradford when the heavy brass knocker thumped against the front door. Ah, that’ll be David. He’s due back in Kinsale this week. Not wanting to greet him looking like a Geisha, she scuttled to the cloakroom, calling out that she would be back shortly and would he help himself to a drink.
‘Hi! Sorry about that, but I was smothered in face goop and didn’t want to give
you a shock’ she said, holding out her arms to receive David’s customary hug.
‘I think you’re the one who’s in for a shock.’
The blood drained from her face like water down a plug-hole. Her body temperature plummeted. As her head swam and her knees buckled, she grappled blindly at the coat rack for support. I shouldn’t have had that slug of Bronagh’s pear wine, it’s got hallucinogenic properties!
The visitor was not David Kelly.
‘I should’ve phoned first. I’m really sorry to have surprised you like this.’