Return to Your Skin by Luz Gabás audiobook

Return to Your Skin

By Luz Gabás
Translated by Noel Hughes
Read by Malcolm Hillgartner  and Siiri Scott

Brilliance Audio
15.02 Hours 1
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Past and present are interwoven in this story of everlasting love, where the shadow of witchcraft and man’s greed are defeated by one woman’s passion that transcends space and time. Brianda, a young engineer, leaves her comfortable life in Madrid to learn more about her ancestors. When she travels to a cold, isolated village high in the Pyrenees to explore her roots, Brianda discovers a family secret—and a new love interest. The mysterious Corso, who is challenging destiny by restoring the neglected manor he has inherited, offers to help Brianda in her research. Together they uncover another woman named Brianda in the family archives, a woman who lived four centuries ago. Heiress to the distinguished lord of Orrun, Brianda of Lubich defied convention by refusing to marry and carry on the family lineage. In a land convulsed by wars, twenty-four women were accused in one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Spanish witchcraft. Due to her unconventional ways, Brianda became a target. She makes a promise to her true love, a promise she may not live to keep.

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Past and present are interwoven in this story of everlasting love, where the shadow of witchcraft and man’s greed are defeated by one woman’s passion that transcends space and time.

Brianda, a young engineer, leaves her comfortable life in Madrid to learn more about her ancestors. When she travels to a cold, isolated village high in the Pyrenees to explore her roots, Brianda discovers a family secret—and a new love interest. The mysterious Corso, who is challenging destiny by restoring the neglected manor he has inherited, offers to help Brianda in her research. Together they uncover another woman named Brianda in the family archives, a woman who lived four centuries ago.

Heiress to the distinguished lord of Orrun, Brianda of Lubich defied convention by refusing to marry and carry on the family lineage. In a land convulsed by wars, twenty-four women were accused in one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Spanish witchcraft. Due to her unconventional ways, Brianda became a target. She makes a promise to her true love, a promise she may not live to keep.

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Author Bio: Luz Gabás

Author Bio: Luz Gabás

Luz Gabás was born in 1968 in the city of Monzón, Spain. After spending a year in San Luis Obispo in California, she studied in Zaragoza, Spain, where she graduated with a degree in English literature. She later became a professor at the university. For years she has combined her academic work with translation projects, writing articles and literary and linguistic research and participating in cultural, theatrical, and cinematic projects. She moved to the beautiful town of Anciles in 2007 and lives next to the Benasque villa, where she now spends most of her time writing. Her debut novel, Palm Trees in the Snow, was a bestseller upon publication in Spain and was adapted into a major motion picture.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 15.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English