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Romance and some mystery. Set in the late 19th-century, the story follows Carmel from when she was a baby found under an azalea bush until she is a grown woman.
A young woman marries the master of a castle, scarcely knowing him. She learns of a legend that the previous Bride of Pendorric cannot rest in her grave until a second bride has met her death.
Cuando Rosetta cumple dieciocho años y se embarca en su primer viaje en barco a África no sabe lo que le espera: un naufragio, un secuestro, el cautiverio en el harén de un pachá turco, la libertad, el amor. El joven que la salva, John Player, un joven y atractivo marinero de cubierta, ha sido acusado de asesinato y condenado a vivir como fugitivo. Pero cuando regrese a Inglaterra, Rosetta hará lo imposible para demostrar la inocencia de su valiente salvador.
As the daughter of the charming and highly acclaimed actress Desiree, Noelle Tremaston grows up among actors and actresses, enjoys elegant parties, and receives paternal regard from her mother's devoted beaux. But that all changes when Lisa Fennell enters the scene. From that fateful day, Noelle's existence becomes one of high hopes and hopes dashed. But when a set of old letters is uncovered, Noelle's life changes irrevocably.
When Kate Collison's father gets a commission to paint a miniature of a Norman baron, he asks his daughter Kate to paint it because he is losing his vision. The Baron discovers the deception but supports Kate's talent. But just as her career seems assured and she has begun a romance with the baron's cousin Bertrand, the Baron decides he has other plans for Kate. His ruthlessness makes her hate him, but she is also attracted to him. The story is set in England and France between the eighteen 'sixties and 'seventies and combines history with romance and suspense.
Drusilla Delany is the daughter of a local vicar and friends to the Framling children. Through them, she inherits an extraordinary bejeweled fan of peacock feathers.
It Began In Vauxhall Gardens is an imaginative version of a nineteenth century story based on a true crime in which a young woman is driven to murdering a man she loathes.
In 1887, 14-year-old Caroline Tressidor blurts out a secret that she doesn't understand, but punishment is swift. Her mother vanishes and her father banishes Caroline to a family estate in Cornwall.
According to legend, 6 novices living in a Cornish convent strayed from their vows and were turned to stone. The 7th faced something quite different...
Lovely Ellen Kellaway knew very little about her past. Orphaned as a child and taken in by her arrogant mean-minded cousin as a "poor relation," she was grateful when the handsome young son of a wealthy family asked for her hand. But mysteriously, the marriage never took place. Ellen was unexpectedly rescued from a bleak future by a summons from her newly discovered guardian, Jago Kellaway, Lord of the Far Island, off the wild coast of Cornwall. There, on the special island of the Kellaways, Ellen was driven deeper and deeper into the secrets of a past as alive and threatening as the present. There the enigmatic Jago Kellaway offered her the fabled Island Necklace worn by the mistresses of Kellaway Castle. Was it a promise of happiness--or a dark symbol of death?
The illegitimate daughter of a fratricide, Suewellyn finds herself orphaned by catastrophe and forced to play out a dangerous masquerade.
There is a legend at Menfreya that an early owner concealed his mistress in the house and that she was killed by his jealous wife. Ever after, the clock stops when a Menfreya is about to die.
An impoverished Victorian girl must take a position as a governess to a resentful, eight-year-old girl and her distant, enigmatic father.. The house in which the child lives, the child herself, and the child's father are hiding dark secrets. The governess puts her life in danger as she tries to unravel the mysteries and falls in love with the child and her father.
It was Lettice who married the Earl of Leicester, whom Elizabeth I loved. And it was Lettice who was the mother of the Queen's beloved Earl of Essex, who would one day break the Queen's heart.
Helena Trant was enchanted by everything she found in the Black Forest-its people, its mysterious castles, its legends of love.
"A mesmerizing story of blackmail, romance and deception."--Associated Press on The India Fan An overseas voyage. A cursed opal. Forbidden Desire. Raised in the shadow of her family's financial ruin, Jessica Clavering has never felt as though she fit in. When her only friend, an elderly neighbor, offers her the chance at a new life, she's eager to take it. His only condition: she must marry her son, Joss. The newlyweds inherit a fabled opal mine in Australia. It's only once they arrive on the faraway continent that Jessica starts to uncover her family's dark past and her connection to the Green Flash, an exquisite and spellbinding opal. The stone arouses a dangerous desire in anyone who sees it--even her husband. What readers are saying about The Pride of the Peacock: "I couldn't put it down. The twist at the end is surprising and reminiscent of Agatha Christie's style. Definitely a classic." "One of Holt's best books." "I loved this book. I have read it over and over again--along with every novel ever written by Victoria Holt!"
Marie Antoinette - loved, hated, spoiled, sacrificed and now alive in her own story, as she herself might have written it.
A young girl's interest in map-making leads her in to mystery.
Caroline Verlaine becomes a music teacher at Lovatt Stacy, an estate in Kent, in order to investigate her sister's disappearance. Her sister disappeared while investigating the local ruins. Caroline falls in love with the heir who is also the black sheep of the family.
Era una historia triste, pues la madre de Lenore murió al nacer ella y madame Cleremont, una experta diseñadora de tejidos de seda, prefirió criar a su nieta lejos de Villers-Mûre, la aldea francesa donde habían vivido hasta entonces. Sir Francis Sallonger contrató a madame Cleremont para su industria inglesa de seda y la acogió con su nieta en su casa familiar. Lenore no podía imaginar que, ademásde las revelaciones del pasado, el futuro le depararía sorpresas nuevas y de incierto desenlace, al desarrollar un gran talento como diseñadora de modas y despertar el amor de los dos hermanos Sallonger...«Uno se rinde ante sus novelas.»San Francisco Chronicle
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