Daughter of Deceit Author:Victoria Holt Noelle Tremaston has led a charmed life. Daughter of the incomparable Desiree, the darling of Drury Lane, she has grown up amid a flurry of opening nights and elegant parties, basking in the fatherly affection of her unconventional mother's devoted beaux. But when kindhearted Desiree opens her home to Lisa Fennell, an adoring fan and ambitious i... more »ngenue, disaster quickly ensues, and Noelle's carefree existence is changed forever. She turns for solace to the man she loves, but the revelation of a dark secret threatens to separate them forever.
As Noelle tries to rebuild her shattered life, she meets many people who are not as they seem, from the lords and ladies of England's manor houses to the bohemian artists of Parris's Latin Quarter. Mystery, madness, and murder stalk her, until a startling and ironic twist of fate brings her tantalizingly close to the happiness she thought was lost forever.« less