Books by Carole Bellacera

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Understudy

Carole Bellacera is an author I've been wanting to try for some time. Her first three novels met with a great deal of acclaim, including positive reviews from several of my AAR colleagues. I can only assume Understudy was the wrong place to start and that her earlier books were better than this slic ...

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East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Carole Bellacera's latest novel is the involving but not always comfortable story of a May-December romance in which what's right is put before what feels right, and where happily ever afters don't always immediately follow the first glow of love. Leigh Fallon is the forty year old ...

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Spotlight

I know a book is good when I skip my usual nap during the morning commute to read it, especially after staying up half the night because I had to see where the story went next. This book is an about an Irish rock star who preaches peace and love and giving to charities around the world (is it just m ...

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Border Crossings

The Troubles in Northern Ireland have been documented in movies and books, in all the neverending grimness of the situation. But in Carole Bellacera's Border Crossings, we see them through the eyes of a young American woman who gets drawn into the violence because she's married to an Irishman. ...