the devil on horseback Author:victoria holt Minella Maddoxx grew up on a great enlish eastate. But as the school-mistresses daughter, her place was not, and never could be, at Derrington manor. And that is where the trouble started, for Derringham"s young heirthought he saw In Minella just teh kind of wife he wanted. But a dark and cruelly handsom French count, whoalways got waht he wante... more »d, thought she was just the kind of mistresshe ahd to have, Not for nothing was he called the devil on horseback.
Yet Minella's humble heritage was to prove more precious than titles and riches, for it freed her to follow her heart, leading her into adventuresand dangers she never dreamed of. It put her directly in the path of another womans hatred, swept her up in the deadly terrors of the French Revolution and, Finally carried her into the arms of the great and powerful man she loved.« less