Devlyn Author:Alysse Aallyn They were not quite what they seemed. — Thea Furnivall - the orphan of a clergyman, she was found by the elegant Lord Devlyn sewing in the window of a common shop, living in virtual poverty. Yet she could quote poetry in three languages and she maintained a self-assurance that set her quite apart from other women of her class. — Iantha Fitzjoyce -... more » daughter-in-law of Lord Devlyn, lady of a Regency manor, she appeared to be truly regal with her stunning beauty and proud bearing. But what were her origins... might they be a lowly as Thea's own? And with her wild spurts of temper - which more than verged on violence - could she maintain her power over the men of Devlyn manor?
Lord Devlyn himself - noble, rich, handsome, seemingly remote, yet he was brash enough to remove Thea to his estate without a moment's hesitation, merely because she resembled someone he'd loved. He was said to have caused the death of more than one beautiful woman, and some called him a woman hater. The inscrutable Lord Devlyn stubbornly hid a secret that would reveal the deepest, most emboldened passion.« less