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Rose in Winter (Reissue) (Paperback) (Kathleen E. Woodiwiss)

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The fairest flower in Mawbry is Erienne Fleming, the enchanting, raven-haired daughter of the village mayor. Charming, spirited and exquisitely lovely, she is beset on all sides by suitors, any one of whom would pay a king's fortune for a place in her heart. But Erienne has eyes for only one: the dashing and witty young Yankee, Christopher Seton.

But marriage for love is not to be, for her irresponsible and unscrupulous father, crippled by gambling debts, is intent on auctioning off his beautiful daughter to the highest bidder. And in the end, Erienne is devastated to find it is the strange and secretive Lord Saxton who has purchased her—a mysterious, tragic figure who wears a mask and a cloak at all times to hide disfiguring scars gained in a terrible fire some years back.

But in the passing days, Saxton's true nature is revealed to her. A gentle and adoring soul, he treats his new bride with warmth and abiding tenderness, yet appears to her only by daylight. She, in turn, vows to be a good and loyal wife to him. And then Christopher Seton reenters Erienne's world Conflicted by emotions she cannot suppress, Erienne valiantly attempts to remain honorable to her elusive, enigmatic husband but feels herself irresistibly drawn to Seton's passion, his fire, and his secrets. Entangled in intrigues she doesn't yet understand, Erienne Fleming will soon have to make a devastating choice: between love and honor . . . between her duty and her heart.

A haunting "Beauty and the Beast" tale set in the remote British moors tells of beautiful Erienne, whose father forces her to wed a rich suitor. Now she is wife to a mysterious man who refuses to show her his face. Once filled with young dreams of romance with a dashing Yankee, she must make a devastating choice--between love and honor, duty and desire. This early novel by beloved author Kathleen Woodiwiss is now in hardcover for the first time.
Edition: Reissue
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Historical Romance, Regency, Spicy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 1987
TCIN: 12713811
UPC: 9780380844005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-8655
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