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The Whispering Wind: Two Lives, One Heartbreaking Story

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AWARD WINNING BOOK FOR ROMANCE AND LITERARY FICTION 2014
The Whispering Wind is a moving story of two lovers, set on the beautiful island of Sardinia, where Elise goes on holiday to escape a loveless and violent marriage. Whilst there, she meets and falls in love with Beppe, a local Sard. Despite religious and cultural complications, they embark on a romantic and passionate
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Paperback, 274 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by Troubador Publishing (first published March 17th 2013)
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“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
----Anaïs Nin, a French-born novelist, passionate eroticist and short story writer

Lexa Dudley, an English author, penned her debut book, The Whispering Wind: Two Lives, One Heartbreaking Story , that revolves around a small Italian island, Sardinia.

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The Whisperin
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Sue
Aug 05, 2015 rated it liked it
I wanted a sunny holiday read to make up for the lack of sunny summer here in the UK in August.

The plot is a bit translucent most of the way through but does work out differently to how I expected.

It's a nice little story. Won't set the world on fire but the descriptions of Sardinia are very appealing. I think my biggest gripe is too much past tense in the work. This allows the author to skip ahead rather quickly and break up the more natural present tense settings (of which there are some) whic
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Hannah Fielding
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
When Lexa approached me to enquire whether I may be interested in reviewing her novel, my answer was an easy ‘yes’. Romance set on Sardinia? Right up my street, especially given the fact that my own latest novel, The Echoes of Love, is a romance set in Venice, Tuscany and… Sardinia! I love the setting – Sardinia is quite one of my favourite places for its unspoilt beauty – and so I was very keen to read this novel.

I knew from the first paragraph that the book would not disappoint:

A gentle breez
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This was a beautiful book!
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Wife, mother, grand mother and writer. A lover of good food and wonderful company, dear friends and a Passionate lover of the island of Sardinia and its people.
This year 'The Whispering Wind' was fortunate to win Gold finalist medal for ROMANCE in The Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2014 and finalist for ROMANCE and LITERARY FICTION at The National Excellence Indie Book Awards 2014. Needles to s
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