Soho Square Author:Claire Rayner "Lydia Mohun was the darling of the London theater, the consummate mistress of her art, and a beauty wise in the ways of the world and the flesh. — Phoebe Lackland was Lydia's niece, barely emerged from the cocoon of her wealthy, sheltered girlhood, making her first entry onto the stage and her first discoveries as a woman. — Both shared just one ... more »thing -- Richard O'Hare, sinfully handsome, boldly virile, Lydia's partner in unbridled sensuality, Phoebe's irresistibly seductive love, and his own coldly calculating master.
Here is a dazzling, romantic novel of the Victorian world that sweeps from glitterintg mansions to squalid slums, from the theater at its most glamorous to tragedy at its most heartbreaking, from the heady heights of passion and its grim aftermath to the raptures of true love."« less