The Treasure of Pleasant Valley Author:Frank Yerby Handsome, aristocratic Bruce Harkness came to California in 1849 determined to erase the scars of the past. Behind him lay his family's ruined plantation, and the mocking memory of a beautiful woman who loved him but married another. — Never again, Harkness vowed, would he know failure. Never again would he trust a female. Amid the feverish greed... more » and brutality of a world gone mad for gold, he began his ruthless climb to power. And in the arms of two very different women -- one the lovely Mexican wife of his best friend, the other a proud Southern spitfire -- he tasted a vengeance sweeter than love. . . .
Here is Frank Yerby's unforgettable novel of a man consumed by ambition -- and the women who could not resist him.« less