The Mulberry Tree

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 29, 2003 - Fiction - 464 pages
25 Reviews
She had a perfect life. Then she got a real life....

For nearly twenty years, quiet, unassuming Lillian Manville has devoted herself to her self-made billionaire husband -- and enjoyed a luxurious life of splendid homes, trips, jewels, and clothes. But when James Manville dies in a plane crash, Lillian's grief is compounded by a shocking mystery: all that Jimmie has left to her is an old farmhouse in tiny Calburn, Virginia. Now, Lillian's unexpected circumstances are leading her to a made-over life in Calburn, an exciting businessŠand a sweet new love with a handsome local man. But will she have the courage to unveil the truth surrounding a past scandal and the loss of her husband? The answers may be as close as the mulberry tree in her yard -- and Lillian must dig deep within herself to Wght the secrets and lies that threaten to uproot the past she cherished and the future she treasures....This lush bestseller shines with the passion, intrigue, and warmth that is Jude Deveraux at her best.

  

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User Review  - Nouf Maymony - Goodreads

Spoiler Alert: I wish that the story was set during The Golden Six time. That storyline was way more fascinating that the Bailey's attempts to restart he life. The end was very interesting. But the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Just finished and I am digesting. I do agree ... A lot of characters to keep up with but the whole mystery was interesting to me and I liked the people in the book. And that is what held my attention ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
26
Section 3
39
Section 4
47
Section 5
68
Section 6
78
Section 7
107
Section 8
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Section 18
291
Section 19
297
Section 20
309
Section 21
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Section 22
329
Section 23
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Section 24
339
Section 25
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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About the author (2003)

Jude Deveraux is the author of twenty-eight New York Times bestsellers, including The Mulberry Tree, The Summerhouse, Temptation, High Tide, The Blessing, An Angel for Emily, Legend, and A Knight in Shining Armor. Her original paperback novel Forever... is available from Pocket Books, and her thrilling new novel, Wild Orchids, is available in hardcover from Atria Books.

Jude Deveraux lives with her young son, Sam, in North Carolina and in the medieval city of Badolato, Italy. She likes to bake, read murder mysteries, and take photos of Sam -- some of which have won prizes. A selection of Jude's photos and chats with her can be seen on the World Wide Web at www.simonsayslove.com.

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