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Paths Of Destiny

3.44  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Amidst the battlefields of the Crimean War, love flourishes.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 15th 2004 by Little, Brown Young Readers (first published 2003)
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Den
Jan 28, 2012 Den marked it as to-read


1854 - the Crimean War is in full swing. Gideon, a navvy, is helping to organise a contract for a stretch of supply railway line there to transport guns and food to the soldiers. Back home in Cornwall Alice is waiting for him. But her vicar employee has recently died and his replacement doesn't want her. An orphan and ostracised by the rest of the village, she's got nowhere to go. Leaving messages for Gideon's letters to be forwarded on to her, she is taken in by the Sisters of Mercy and finds h
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Annette
Feb 25, 2013 Annette rated it it was ok
The first part I enjoyed and the last part...in the middle, when Alice and Gideon are separated, that became a page flipper, moving right along, reading bits that might catch my interest. Just skimming to pick up anything needed to when they meet again..as that's what everyone waits for.
Melanie Jolly (Wilkinson)
I didn't actually finish this book. It was ok, interesting historically but it just didn't interest me enough to continue.
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