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Celestial Desire Sandy Sams

Celestial Desire

Sandy Sams

Published
ISBN : 9781432734664
Paperback
282 pages
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Sacred or Profane?Celeste is a former courtesan embroiled in a risky business venture with her lover. In an effort to extricate herself from an entanglement with a ruthless gangster, Celeste will use her body as a means of bartering for herMoreSacred or Profane?Celeste is a former courtesan embroiled in a risky business venture with her lover. In an effort to extricate herself from an entanglement with a ruthless gangster, Celeste will use her body as a means of bartering for her freedom. However, her act of sacrifice is met with a jealous rage which will leave her battered, bruised and abandoned.Desiree is a nun of the religious order of St. Teresa of Avila in Paris. Desiree finds herself questioning her calling to serve as a nun and longing for a closer connection to the Savior she worships. Her acts of service become dutiful rather than heartfelt, but providence intervenes when Desiree welcomes Celeste into the sanctuary of the Abbey of the Carmelite Sisters. The events that follow from this fortuitous meeting will reawaken old dreams, shatter preconceptions of divinity, and unleash passions as yet unknown.Celestial Desire is a novel of womens literature that explores the split in female consciousness between sexuality and spirituality. The experiences of these two women reflect the deep longings of most women searching for divine connection in their relationships. The paths that both Celeste and Desiree take will leave readers breathless in anticipation for the unexpected climax of their journey together.