Sunday 1 August 2010

Latest in Orchid Series

Finished August 1
Kill for an Orchid by Michelle Wan
This book continues the story of Julian and Mara in the Dordogne region of France.
Julian is a landscaper designer from England with a passion for orchids, and who is particularly intent on finding the one that seems unfindable.
Mara is an interior designer with a thriving business, who came to France from Canada and who has begun a relationship with Julian.
The two are getting serious and discussing marriage, when the rare orchid chase raises its head yet again, and Julian's past comes back to haunt him.
Mara is having trouble sleeping is Julian becomes involved with a group working against a big drug company whose latest sleep medication is based on orchids. Julian is worried about the wild orchids disappearing.
As Julian gets drawn to China in his quest, his relationship with Mara falters.
There is a lot going on here, and deception and intrigue are everywhere. Despite their feelings, Mara and Julian work together to figure out what is behind it all. A real page-turner, this story will keep you reading.

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