Southern Ruby

  • by Belinda Alexandra
  • Narrated by Caroline Lee
  • 21 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Forbidden love. Family secrets. A twist of fate. The stunning new generational saga from Belinda Alexandra, best-selling author of Tuscan Rose and White Gardenia.
In New Orleans - the city of genteel old houses covered in Spanish moss, of seductive nightlife, of Creole, voodoo and jazz - two women separated by time and tragedy will find each other at last.
Amanda, orphaned as a child and suffering the loss of her beloved grandmother, has left Sydney in search of a family she never knew. Ruby, constrained by the expectations of society and class, is carrying a lifetime of secrets. Amanda's arrival sparks revelations long buried: a double life, a forbidden love, and a loss that cannot be forgotten.
Southern Ruby is a sweeping story of love, passion, family and honour. Alternating in time between the 1950s and the eve of Hurricane Katrina, it is also a tribute to a city heady with music, drama, history and superstition which has borne the tumults of race and class and the fury of nature but has never given up hope.


What the Critics Say

"Filled with glamour, heartbreak, drama and suspense." ( The Age) "Intrigue, passion, betrayal - all the ingredients for a must-read novel." ( Woman's Day)


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Atmospheric with characters I would love to meet.

Atmospheric with characters I would like to meet. Sad when this marvellous story ended.
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- Gwen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-09-2016
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing