The Devil’s Bride
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Can the Devil ever be reformed…? Calvina Bracewell, an orphaned parson’s daughter, lives a wretched life, taken in by a family who abuse her and use her family connections to their own ends.But Calvina’s world is changed overnight when she marries a man who is wealthy and incredibly attractive. But is he also the devil?Lord Rupert Glennister is both admired and feared. His uncanny ability with cards and his notorious success with women seem to hint at mysterious forces helping him.Known as ‘Devil Glennister’, society has threatened to exclude him unless he can redeem himself by marrying a woman of virtue.In Calvina Bracewell, the face of moral fortitude and all that is godly, the ‘Devil’ sees the perfect bride to save his reputation, and bring him back into the society which is beginning to exclude him due to his over-indulgences. But Calvina has another love – the innocent Toby, her first love.Yet this secret attachment is now made impossible by circumstance, but can Calvina forget Toby in favour of Rupert?Is this sudden marriage simply one of convenience or will it develop into a match of passion?With Rupert’s former lovers and exploits confronting her at every turn, how can she contemplate life as a respectable wife?And more importantly, will Rupert draw Calvina deeper into darkness?In a discovery of love, passion and jealously, Lucy Gordon brings Calvina into the hearts of her readers in a romance filled with suspense and mystery. As her life takes a sinister turn, Calvina may have the riches and position of a Lady, but who is it that keeps making repeated attempts on her life?Praise for Lucy Gordon“Everything you could want from a historical romance” – Holly KinsellaLucy Gordon began working life on a British women’s magazine, where she interviewed famous men like Sir Roger Moore, Sir Alec Guinness, Warren Beatty, Richard Chamberlain and Charlton Heston. But since 1984, she has been publishing her romance novels – twice winning the Romance Writers of America RITA Award for the Best Traditional Romance. She is now married to a Venetian artist and together, they have lived in different parts of Italy, though currently reside in her native England.
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