The Shadow Wife Author:Dorothy Eden There was something about the tall, dynamic Dane that disturbed Luise Amberley. But he was so attentive, so charming, that she silenced the small warning voice within her and yielded to his passionate persuasions. — The wedding ceremony was hasty, almost furtive, but Luise was too wildly infatuated to care. Even his insistence that their marriage... more » be kept a secret did not seem unreasonable. Otto Winther was, after all, a Count...a man whose ancestors were royalty in Denmark.
Not until after they left the small seaside resort where they had met and arrived at Maaneborg Castle did Luise become aware that something was wrong. It was not merely the coolness of the welcome. There was an atmosphere of desperation and danger.« less