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Black Hearts

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On her grandmother's death, Christina Hidalgo receives an unexpected legacy — the sprawling mansion Casa Aragon, her childhood home; the prison she escaped from six years ago.

It is a poisoned gift: filled with angry memories, fears and sadness. And yet Christina accepts it. For the house is a weapon she intends to wield against her beautiful sister Serena; her grandmother'
Paperback, 400 pages
Published 2000 by Random House
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Nina Bermudez
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Holy shit. That’s all I could say. I’ve enjoyed her other books, and this proved to be a great read as well.
May 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Excellent. The plain prose was a boon rather than a loss. Finished it in one evening.
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Dec 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Like many family stories, this has tragedies that bring even more sadness. The two sisters compete for their grandmother’s love who manipulates their happiness. Many life lessons to be learned in this novel as the author weaves her exquisitely-written chapters.
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Arlene J. Chai (b. 1955) is a Filipino-Chinese-Australian who migrated to Australia with her parents and sisters in 1982 because of the political upheaval. She became an advertising copywriter at George Patterson's advertising agency in 1972 and has been working there since. It is there that she met her mentor Bryce Courtney, who continuously inspires her to improve her work.

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