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For years, Rebecca has lived a blameless life of quiet desperation. She is the perfect wife of a man whose wealth and power depend on her silence. She had raised a perfect child, who is now engaged; the young man is everything her parents could wish for--especially Rebecca. She hadn't planned to fall in love, but right and wrong were no match for this passion.
In this romantic novel, Kate tells the story of her friendship with Lily and Jordan. Kate, an orpan, feels close to her friend Lily whose family has treated her almost as a daughter. later, the girls meet Jordan, a lonely boy living with his troubled divorced mother. The three children share a joyful friendship, with Lily as the leader. When Jordan goes away to school, the three promise to meet again in fifteen years. Kate and Jordan keep the promise and their night together leads to unexpected complications. Love, death, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness combine in this story of three people searching for happiness.
A tale of greed, passion, incest and revenge set during the early days of computer technology in the 1950s.
On a warm spring night in a New Orleans Garden District mansion, the pick of society are gathering. Masquerading as Legendary Lovers, they have come to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Duchaise masquerade ball. Charles and Millicent Duchaise have spared no expense-everything is perfect. Everything, that is, except their guests.Amidst the glitter and the beauty, the music and the revelry, some of the world's most legendary lovers are in trouble. Napoleon is doubting his Josephine, who in turn suspects him of deception. Violetta, Lady of the Camellias, has found her Afredo; only, she's not sure she can trust him with her heart. Petruchio is attempting to seduce his Kate, who is reluctant to be tamed. And Juliet has discovered that her long-lost Romeo is not who he seems.
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