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Return to Drumveyn (Drumveyn #2)
Cristi is left an unexpected legacy by her late grandfather. She has had no contact with her mother's family since leaving Brazil as a child; they are strangers who have remained silent, hostile and inaccessible. In the light of this, coming into a startling sum of money as well as a cattle ranch is not only confusing, but merits a visit to Brazil. This means leaving her b ...more
Unknown Binding, 407 pages
Published 2002 by Hodder & Stoughton
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Aug 12, 2013 Jina Howell-Forbes rated it liked it
I liked returning to the lives of the people of Drumveyn, who I had gotten to know in the first book. I loved the sense of family based solely on love and acceptance, and the spirit of community loyalty. But the parts in Brazil were so icky... Christy was supposed to be so smart and aware, so the level of naïveté and just plain stupidity that she showed was very irritating. I really like the descriptive ways that this author draws her characters, but the recurring themes in almost every one of h ...more
Cristi, who has lived all her life in Scotland, suddenly finds she has to travel to Brazil. There she gets caught up in intrigue and romance, and must make a big decision. A good understanding of dual nationality and culture shock. Well-written, with mild excitement and some moving sections. Perhaps too many minor characters from previous novels who aren't really relevant, but overall a lovely book.