The Round Tower Author:Catherine Cookson Act of Love - or Act of Vengeance? — Beautiful Vanessa Ratcliffe had known Angus Cotton since both of them were children. She was the pampered daughter of wealth & position. He was a servant's son, climbing the ladder of success. When a moment of folly left Vanessa pregnant with another man's child, Angus volunteered to rescue her from scandal & ... more »shame by giving the child his name.
Vanessa defied her father to marry Angus, & all too soon conflict & doubt began to taint her happiness. Had her husband married her for love, or to revenge himself on her father who despised him? Was she a cherished wife, or a symbol of his triumph to be flaunted...?« less