Dora seemingly has the perfect life. Married to much respected and successful lawyer Bernardo Lemos, she has a husband who adores her every breath, maids at her beck and call, and three beautiful children who fill the grand family home with laughter and happiness. Theirs is a love destined to last an eternity – but will eternity prove to be too short, for Dora has a secret that will shatter the tranquillity of the Lemos home and scandalise a small town.
A lifetime later, at the funeral of the now Judge Bernardo Lemos, the mourners are confused by the actions of his widow when she removes from the coffin a simple wooden
rosary clasped in the dead man’s hands and replaces it with a sealed letter, just as the coffin lid is closed forever. What secret does the rosary hold and what motivated this kind hearted old lady to commit this strange act of desecration?
Betrayal is the central theme of this tale of intrigue and passion set over a lifetime in southern Brazil. All the main characters commit an act of deceit in one way or another – but which Betrayal do you think hurts most?
Betrayal is based on true events from a family history and enriched with a liberal dose of creative imagination. All names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.