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Under Eastern Stars (Heart of India #2)

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As she sets up a school for Untouchable children, silk heiress Coral Kendall must choose between Major Jace Buckley, who may be able to trace her missing adopted son, and Dr. Ethan Boswell.
Paperback, 378 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Bethany House Publishers
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Aug 29, 2012 Debbie rated it it was ok
Shelves: historical, romance
"Under Eastern Stars" is a historical romance set in 1799 in India. It's the second book in the series. It picked up exactly where the author left off in the previous novel. To follow what's going on, you need to read "Silk" first.

Unlike the first book, this read like a romance novel: physical admiration, inexplicable attraction, constant rescues of the heroine, etc. But the hero realized he wasn't a good match for Coral. I agree with his choice for her perfect match, yet that character played
Erika Bailey
Apr 22, 2015 Erika Bailey rated it it was amazing
Book 2 in one of my favorite series. Sometimes the second book is a let-down after an exciting beginning, but not so in this case! I found this middle book to be just as enjoyable as the first one. It continues the story in an engaging way that doesn't feel like it is just a stepping stone to the final book. I have read this book many times and plan to read it again in the future.
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Mar 24, 2016 Raechel rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2016
*Happy Sigh*. I love these books. I will say it over and over again. And more clearly, I love Jace. I adore Jace. I would like to marry Jace. Could that please happen??
But yes. I thoroughly enjoyed reading "Under Eastern Stars" for the second time. I think the first book in this series, "Silk" will remain my favourite, but I still adore this one. Though sometimes I wanted to kind of...kindly shout at Coral. I guess maybe I am more over-cautious than she is...but sometimes it just felt like she r
Lydia Granger
Excellent - easy reading - mystery and romance
Apr 08, 2015 Tina rated it it was amazing
Great book! Couldn't put it down. (:
Hoover Public Library Adult Fiction
Under Eastern Stars is book two of the Heart of India Trilogy. Coral is still searching for her missing son along with the help of army major Jace Buckley. Along for the ride is her cousin Ethan, an English doctor and the man Coral's family desperately wants her to marry. Overcoming Indian intrigue, assassination attempts, and other frights, Coral and Jace fight to find her son and uncover the mysterious threats against her.

Jeni Enjaian
I enjoyed this book but it wasn't spectacular. I picked this book up secondhand not realizing that it was the second in a series. I've never read the first but I have read the third. The plot is fast and confusing. The characters are well developed. There's not much else to say about this book.
Apr 10, 2012 Anna rated it really liked it
So at first i just kept getting bored the end saved this book for me. Spoiler!!!!!!!!!!! THEY FINNALY KISSED!!!!!! END OF SPOILER!!! i got confused as to whom was whom but interesting i'm excited to read the final one
Oct 03, 2013 Jeannie rated it really liked it
Liked it. Can't wait to read the 3rd and final book in this series.
GET NEXT ONE! Leaves you hanging, exciting, suspenseful
Oct 30, 2013 Joy rated it liked it
The sequel to a book I absolutely loved when I was younger.
May 02, 2012 Melinda rated it it was amazing
Shelves: christianfiction
Loved it even more than the first. So obsessed.
Jul 30, 2011 Amanda rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: the hopeless romantic
Great book with a lot of action and romance
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Linda Chaikin is a Christian fiction author with a focus on historical fiction. She sometimes publishes using the name L.L. Chaikin.

Linda was the youngest of 10 children and her father died shortly after she was born. She wrote her first full-length novel with pen and paper at the age of 14 - this novel was later rewritten as Wednesday's Child, part of the Day to Remember series.

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Heart of India (3 books)
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