The Bride's Necklace - Necklace, Bk 1 Author:Kat Martin Is her heart pure enough to survive the necklace's curse? — Knowing that she alone can protect her sister from the Baron Harwood, their lecherous stepfather, Victoria Temple Whiting snatches the family's heirloom necklace, believed to hold the power to bring great happiness or terrible tragedy, to pay for their escape to London. Terrified... more » that the baron will find them, Victoria poses as Tory Temple and finds employment as a servant in the household of handsome Cordell Devlin, the scandalous Earl of Brant.
The sisters' arrival couldn't have been more welcome. In need of a new mistress, Cord turns to Tory, whose wit and intellect intrigue him. But when the baron discovers the girls' whereabouts, Cord learns Tory's secret--her noble birth. Furious that he has compromised the daughter of a peer, Cord must decide--marry Tory and keep her safe, or allow his stubborn pride to deny his heart.« less
Crystal B. reviewed The Bride's Necklace (Necklace, Bk 1) on
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This book takes you back to the times of Lords and Ladies, Dukes and Duchesses. The world of the London ton. It is a very intriguing novel dealing with the relationship struggles between Victoria and her fair sister Claire with various others who cross their path.
If you enjoy historical romance, you will likely enjoy this book. The heroine and her sister are appealing characters, and there is a bit oF adventure thrown in, too. I enjoyed the dialogue and the plot twists.