by Lydia Anne Klima
Published: January 1, 2015.
A lovely teenage girl lives in a French Châteauesque mansion with a tyrannical father who ignores her until her mother dies. Meet Julianna DeSantis, a young woman forced to grow up quickly because of her father’s advances. Julianna flees her Midwestern village to escape her tortured past, but returns years later as the beautiful village librarian everyone’s talking about.