The Fragrant Flower Author:Barbara Cartland The mildness and beauty of Hong Kong were so welcome after the horrible English winters. As lovely and delicate as the flower she was named for, Azalea need warmth and sunlight to survive. — Not that Azalea would ever be truly happy in her new home. Her aunt and uncle kept her in a humiliating stat of domestic slavery. her inferior position, they... more » insisted, was more than justified by the unmentionable disgrace in her past.
Her vicious guardians had succeeded in breaking Azalea's spirit. But they couldn't prevent a determined young man from falling in love with her. Nor could they stop him from uncovering the shameful secret that clouded Azalea's happiness.« less