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Set in New York and Paris amid the glamorous and competitive worlds of art and real estate, Scorpio Rising takes the reader from the late 1940s to the 1980s through the tumultuous lives of its heroes.
There is Alex Ivanov, the son of a Russian immigrant and part-time prostitute. He yearns to escape his sordid life and achieve fame and fortune. His dreams of becoming a world-class builder are met with countless obstacles, yet he perseveres until he becomes one of New York's elite.
Half a world away, Brigitte Dartois is an abused teenager who runs into the arms of a benefactor with an agenda all his own. When she finds out that her boss has an ulterior motive, she flees again, determined to earn her living through her art. This career brings her fame, but also the unwanted attention of her early abuser. She marries Alex and moves to New York, convinced that she has found love at last. She soon finds out that her husband's true love is power and that he will let nothing stand in his way to achieve it.
Monique Domovitchs debut novel, Scorpio Rising, and its sequel, The Sting of The Scorpio, are compelling tales filled with finely etched characters and a superb understanding of the power of ambition. This series promises to resonate with all who once had a dream.
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