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February Free Chapter – Amber Road by Boyd Anderson

February Free Chapter – Amber Road by Boyd Anderson

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With intrigue, romance and suspense to rival Gone With the Wind, Amber Road tells an epic story of one woman's indomitable spirit against the backdrop of World War Two.

With intrigue, romance and suspense to rival Gone With the Wind, Amber Road tells an epic story of one woman's indomitable spirit against the backdrop of World War Two.

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Published by: RandomHouseAU on Jan 30, 2013
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Copyright © Boyd Anderson 2013. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced,red in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopyirecording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
 
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H
ow wrong they are to say the eyes are the windowsto the soul. Victoria Khoo gazed at her face in thedressing table mirror and sighed with discontent.She placed an index finger under each eyebrow and raisedthem to effect round eyes. Nothing she could do to hers coulddisguise the fact they were Chinese and yet they offered noview to what lay inside her. She may have been one of Singa-pore’s King’s Chinese, but he was the King of England, notof China, and so was she. Victoria of England, not of China.And not Vicky, either. She could not abide anyone callingher Vicky. Sebastian sometimes did, but of course Sebastianwasn’t just anyone. Sebastian was Sebastian, and not onlythat, he was Sebastian Boustead – and it really should beunderstood that if a Boustead wanted to be familiar withone, one should graciously accept that as a mark of respect.Victoria Khoo respected words like ‘abide’ and ‘gracious’ andreferring to oneself as ‘one’, and she respected people whoused such words. People like Sebastian Boustead.Sebastian Edward James Tanglin Boustead. She liked to saythat aloud in the privacy of her room at Albion, the eleven sylla-bles echoing off the broad walls and the high ceiling and return-ing to her in a most satisfactory way, each one reaching her earjust as the next was leaving her lips. Eleven syllables! Imaginehaving a name like that! Which is precisely what she did.Her own name had merely seven syllables, and more thanhalf of those were in Victoria alone, one of the reasons she
Copyright © Boyd Anderson 2013. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced,stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying,recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.
 
Copyright © Boyd Anderson 2013. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced,stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying,recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

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