This Other Eden Author:Marilyn Harris The memory of her torment would haunt young Marianne Locke for years. At the command of Lord Thomas Eden, she had suffered the agony and humiliation of a public lashing for spurning his lustful advances. Sent to London to be with her sister Jane to regain her health and spirit, Marianne finds that a still stormier trial awaits her. For Jane's... more » heart bears no love for Marianne, only a bitter envy of the captivating girl whose beauty and style eclipse her own. And Lord Eden's arrival in London is the perfect opportunity for Jane's malevolence. Still struck by Marianne's charms, Lord Eden now has an ally in obtaining Marianne for his pleasure.
Set on the North Devon coast of England and in fashionable London during the period of the French Revolution, this historical romance is the first in a series of six to tell the saga of the great Eden family. Framed by Lord Eden's dangerous smuggling ring, two marriage ceremonies, the birth of a legitimate and an illegitimate heir, the tumultuous union of Thomas and Marianne begins the union of the Lockes and the Edens.« less