A Heart Denied Author:Audrey Curling The fall from aristocracy to poverty is a terrible shock for Mary Berry and her family. It is only through Mary's determined efforts that they are able to manage at all. — When Mary falls in love with Charles O'Hara, a dashing and much-decorated military man, her own personal happiness must be weighed against the deep obligation she has to a depe... more »ndent family. For a match has already been arranged for Mary--her father had promised her hand to a very old and very wealthy man.
Mary is forced to choose between her family and the man she loves--a choice she is not sure she will be able to live with.« less