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Diane Helene is a long-time friend of animals and a contributor to animal organizations. She was an English professor at Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, where she taught for many years. Prior to that, she was a principal and a middle school English teacher. She presently resides in St. Augustine, Florida.
This is a book for lovers of romance, lovers of animals, and lovers of Paris. Andre Moreau, a wealthy French aristocrat, hires a young American to sing at his 5-star restaurant. At once, Alycea Androvna becomes Andre’s protégé and is drawn by him into the glittering world of Parisian society. Determined to remain grounded, Alycea seeks balance in her relationship with Andre’s best friend, Marcus. The divorced Marcus and his young son, Henri, show Alycea another life-that of family. Although Alycea now attempts to straddle both worlds, a pivotal moment decides her fate when she is severely injured at a storefront bombing. Rushing to her side, Andre vows to marry Alycea. Andre’s formidable mother and sister now join forces to prevent the marriage by anonymously informing Alycea of a dark secret that Andre harbors. Will Alycea remain true to herself? How much will Alycea sacrifice for Andre’s love?