The Tea Plainter's Bride Author:Rosemary Rogers Celia Penmaris, orphaned daughter of a British adventurer and a Gypsy, has grown up in a cousin's strict household. She beleives all she has to look forward to is marrying Ronald Winwood, an older man who is managing the tea plantation in Ceylon that she will inherit. But when she is 18, her aunt insists that she make her debut. Thrust into s... more »ociety, the cooper-eyed beauty soon has 1892 London abuzz.
Most bewitched of all is Grant Hamilton, whom Celia's aunt has persuaded to be her escort for the season. Celia's Gypsy blood is inflamed by the handsome, charismatic American, and they soon find it impossible to resist their passion for each other. But their is danger in their unbounded ecstasy. For the unscrupulous Ronald Winwood will go to any lengths to avoid losing the plantation he can have only by making Celia his bride.« less