The Green Bird Sings Desire
by Karlene Kubat
Introduction to The Green
Bird Sings Desire
Much more than a spirited love
this novel authentically portrays the lush environment and rich culture of
In the early
instructor, Kamille Penine, escapes her faithless and frightening lover, and her unhappy
life, by fleeing to Guatemala to take charge of an inheritance: Esperanza, a house
and school left to her by her great aunt. All too quickly, she falls in love with a
helpful German coffee planter, then learns that he may be after her inheritance.
Caught up in an emotional seesaw of passion, doubt, and the life-threatening
assault of a relative, the distraught Kamille struggles to uncover the truth.