SWEET, SWEET JASMINE
The peaceful idyll of lovely Jasmine DuPre's youth is shattered when she is sent away from her beloved home in Virginia to France, where a brilliant marriage has been arranged. Tome from the arms of Barrett Paxton, the man she loves, Jasmine is desolate, though her mother holds before her the prospect of the great wealth & prestige that will be hers as the wife of Marquis de Saint-Antoine.
Jasmine discovers that her aristocratic husband-to-be is a cold, harsh man who has been banished from Versailles to his remote & dreary chateau. She soon becomes an innocent & helpless pawn in the debauched schemes of her lascivious mother &, driven by loneliness & anguish, attempts to escape the chateau & return to Barrett. her dazzling beauty makes her the focus of many men's desires & earns for her the undying enmity of the most powerful woman at French court, a woman who is capable of destroying Jasmine's dreams of happiness with the 1 man who enflames her, boy & soul, with...WHISPERS OF PASSION