Nights of Rain and Stars

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Nights of Rain and Stars
Author Maeve Binchy
Country Ireland
Language English
Genre Romance
Publisher Orion
Publication date
25 August 2004 (1st edition)
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 336 (hardcover edition)
ISBN 0-7528-5166-7

Nights of Rain and Stars is a 2004 romance novel by Maeve Binchy.


In a small town in Greece, a group of people witness a boating accident and subsequently become tangled in each other's lives. Thomas is a California university professor escaping from a tense relationship with his remarried ex-wife and their son, whom he adores. Elsa, the beautiful German blonde, resigned from her successful television job to escape her ex-boyfriend, whom she still loves. Irish Fiona couldn't stand her family and friends' resentful attitudes towards her boyfriend, Shane, so she and Shane escaped to peaceful Greece. David, a kind Englishman, doesn't want to take over his father's business as his family expects him to, and instead decides to travel.

These strangers meet in a tavern in peaceful Aghia Anna underneath the stars, and soon they become close friends. Vonni, a native who escaped her family in Ireland many years ago, becomes involved in all their lives and together they form bonds and discover things about each other and themselves that they never could have anticipated.

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