The Devil in Love Author:Barbara Cartland To Lady Stanton, the idea was unthinkable. Granted the family did have to retrench: her late husband's death had left them all financially bereft. But for young Larisa to take a post as governess in France...It was truly unthinkable. — Gently-but firmly- Larisa pushed her mother's objections aside. She set off vfr Valmont-sur-Seine, eager to teac... more »h her new pupil and to meet her infamous employer, Comte Raoul de Valmont.
The Count's exceptional success with pretty women already had all of Paris society calling him "The Devil." But surely the handsome, worldly Comte would not give a second thought to an unsophisticated nineteen-year-old governess...Even if she was intelligent, totally unspoiled and exquisitely beautiful.« less