Zaira – a girl before her time
Published by Patrician Press
By Patricia Borlenghi
This is an historical novel set in Northern Italy at the turn of the 20th century. Zaira is a young, determined girl, seeking a new life away from her restricting peasant farming background.
However things do not go according to plan when she meets Leonardo, a rich landowner and becomes companion to his delicate wife, Livietta. When Zaira gives birth to twins their lives are changed forever.
Zaira is the first title in a trilogy. The second title is Clarisse – an honest woman. The third title is Dorek – deaf and unheard. Zaira, Clarisse and Dorek are all connected in surprising ways.