The Gossamer Thread Author:Anne Lowing An heiress, Elizabeth, loved a farmer's son — From the moment of her birth, Elizabeth's life seemed fated. Her grandfather had longed for a male heir, Only by marrying her to her enigmatic cousin Nicholas did her grandfather forsee passing on the vast fanily heritage with success. And only Elizabeth's nurse, Jody, genuinely loved the pale, thin o... more »rphan.
However, on the threshold of womanhood, Elizabeth has met Miles and suddenly someone really cares. Every look, every movement betrays their deep love for each other. But they are from two different worlds - she is rich and he is a virtual pauper - and though neighbors, they are as far apart as if there were oceans between them. Which, in fact, there are soon to be. The stubborn and powerfil old man and Elizabeth's hard-hearted fiance will see to it that Elizabeth and Miles will indeed be separated by continents.« less