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A Modest Silence is an exotic tale with conflict, suspense, innocence, budding love, and determination amid chaos. Gaby, a young girl born to Sephardic Jews and raised in Egypt during the reign and subsequent abdication of King Farouk, meets Simon Mahoney, an American diplomat. They fall head-over-heels for one another. But Claude, a handsome and wealthy lad, is clearly her mother’s preference. Read more

About Sheila Coral Grimes

Sheila Coral Grimes was born and reared in the European quarter of Alexandria (Camp Cesar), Egypt. At age eighteen, she married a United States Foreign Service Officer. Ms. Grimes is fluent in seven languages, and as a Foreign Service spouse, served as diplomatic interpreter and French instructor in the USA and abroad. Read more

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Excerpt from the Book

For my seventeenth birthday, Simon and Wayne hosted a black-tie dinner-dance at the Auberge Bleue near the Giza Pyramids. They invited all my friends. Roland showed up despite my refusal to marry him. He had been offered a posi­tion in California with the Walt Disney organization and wanted me to accompany him as his wife. Read more

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