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Leaving the comfort and expectations of home, Amanda Smith travels to Pécs, Hungary to research her grandpapa’s past. She quickly embraces the beauty and history of the walled city, wishing for an alternate life where her grandpapa had never left in the first place. Her sense of homecoming increases when she meets Luca, a Romani dancer whose moves could melt her clothes off, and she yearns to get to know him more when she observes him caring for his dying sister. After a short summer fling, she agrees to an odd marriage proposal.

Her grandpapa’s brother visits right before the wedding, exposing the real reason his brother fled Hungary for America. Secrets open old wounds, revealing a connection with Luca’s clan. Following the revelation, the Romani family, including her fiancé, rejects Amanda because of clan loyalties. Now she questions everything she knew about her beloved grandpapa and searches for a way to repair wounds she didn’t intend to open.

[Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction]

BEHIND THE OPEN WALLS by Lanette Kauten

Evolved Publishing presents the story of a feud between two families, spanning two continents, with tentacles reaching back to World War II. [DRM-Free]

Books by Lanette Kauten:

  • Behind the Open Walls
  • Cassia
  • House of Thistles

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About the Author

AUTHOR: I grew up in the suburbs of Dallas, TX, and moved all the way over to the next county... so, not very far. In high school, I was a serious and determined student with the goal of becoming a psychologist. However, an artistic desire awakened inside me during my late teens, and I became enamored with artists of all strains, and Deep Ellum became a home for my soul. After a couple of years, I realized I would have to grow up eventually (actually, my mom realized that for me), so I went to nursing school and once again became a serious and determined student. While in school, I became fascinated with research, and after a few years of working as a floor nurse, I went into nephrology research and loved it! Because just about everything interests me, I eventually picked up my long-dead hobby of writing, which I'm happy to say is now a budding career.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2365 KB
  • Print Length: 307 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Evolved Publishing LLC; 1st edition (26 November 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N08KCDQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Amazon.com: 4.3 out of 5 stars 15 reviews
H. Monroe
4.0 out of 5 starsNicely paced well-researched page turner set in Hungary
5 December 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
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S. Kanton
4.0 out of 5 starsClash of cultures.
19 December 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
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K.B.
4.0 out of 5 starsA fascinating look at Romani traditions and customs
23 February 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
AJM
5.0 out of 5 starsWhat a great book! The characters
12 May 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Jaime Kurp
4.0 out of 5 stars... Kauten Reviewed by Jaime Kurp I was a little disappointed in this story
27 June 2017 - Published on Amazon.com