This silk Vendetta Author:Victoria Holt Secret for Nightingale... The Road to Paradise Island. The landowner Legacy... for more than two decades Victoria Holt has reigned as the unchallenged queen of romantic suspense with a dazzling succession of over twenty-five international bestsellers. Now she is at her mesmerizing best as she waves a captivating tale of passion and intrigue, fa... more »mily fortunes, and deadly betrayals.
Once a hunting lodge for English kings, the majestic Silk House now stands as a testament to the Sallonger family's time-honored tradition of exquisite silk making. The great estate is also home to the spirited Lenore Cleremont and her grandmother, who works as a designer for the legendary silk firm. Here the young Lenore is educated with the wealthy Sallonger children but also trained in the art of dressmaking by her grandmother. As the girl mature, her charm and beauty win the hearts of both Sallonger sons. But Lenore cannot foresee that this exciting new found love will bring both tragedy and peril. For after shoe chooses a husband, Lenore's happy life is shadowed by a succession of violent and mysterious acts that point to an inexplicable vengeance. Fleeing, she and her grandmother begin a new as countries to the haute monde in Paris. The business prospers but a malevolent fate pursues her still. Born of a generations-old rivalry and nurtured by years of deceit, it threatens now to destroy all that Lenore values. Only when an ancient family feud is unraveled, and an arrogant French count reveals the dark secrets of the past, will Lenore escape forever the menace of the silk vendetta.
Bringing to life the glittering worlds of Victorian London, Florence and Paris-and introducing one of Victoria Holt's most engaging heroines--THE SILK VENDETTA promises to keep you spellbound from first page to last.« less