Wild Swan Author:Celeste DeBlasis At the center of the novel is Alexandria Thaine, wild beyond taming, wise beyond her years. For Alexandria, youngest and unwanted child of a bitter mother and a distant father, there are only two joys in childhood: the warmth of a wise grandmother's love and the too-few carefree days spent with the Flaconer family, distant relations to whom she ... more »is sent.
It is with the Falconers on the wild, wind-swept coast of Devon where the free trade thrives and fills the days and nights with danger that Alexandria's life gloriously begins. For here is Rane Falconer, the handsome, dark-haired young man in whose eyes she glimpses the reflection of her own soul. Rane, who sees in the child the woman Alexandria will become - the woman he will love for the rest of his life.« less