The Goldsmith's Wife Author:Jean Plaidy Jane Shore knew well the reputation of the notorious libertine Edward the IV of England. His romantic escapades were the talk of the land. The beautiful young wife of the goldsmith had nothing but contempt for the strumpets who allowed themselves to be seduced by the King. — And then one day a handsome merchant came to her husband's shop. The... more »re was something hypnotic, almost regal about him, and Jane felt herself tremble under his gaze.
What was it about him that was so disturbing? Disturbing enough to make her forget her marriage vows. The lovely Jane was soon to discover that the merchant was no ordinary man.
Philippa Carr, Victoria Holt, and Jean Plaidy were the major pen-names of Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert (1906-1993).« less