Daughter of Deceit Author:Victoria Holt In her thirteenth bestseller for Doubleday, Victoria Holt spins a mesmerizing tale of passion and intrigue, family fortunes and deadly betrayals — Noelle Tremaston has let 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. But when kindhearted De... more »siree opens her home to Lisa Fennell, an adoring fan and ambitious ingenue, disaster quickly ensues, and Noelle's carefree existance is changed forever. She turns for solace to the man she loves, but the revelation of a dark secret threatens to seperate 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 Paris'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