The Silk Vendetta Author:Victoria Holt As long as she can remember, the exquisite Lenore Cleremont has lived at The Silk House, the luxurious English country estate of the wealthy Sallonger family. Neither servant nor true member of the family, she has grown up under the protection of her Grand'mere-who designs the luxurious gowns for the family's vast silk trade in the mansion's att... more »ic rooms.
Lenore shows promise as a dress designer herself. But most impotant, she has won the heart of the two charismatic Sallonger sons: Charles, handsome but cruel, and Philip, as kind-hearted as he is charming.
But tragedy is ready to strike. Soon Lenore finds herself playing a central role in a drama that threatens to destroy everything she hold dear....« less
Admidst the lush romance of victorian London, Florence and Paris, a deadly family rivalry is born. A silk manufacture's family split, a young unwed mother, who dies at childbirth, The Grandmother who protects and raises Lenore up to be an independant business woman, who experiences tradegy in her marriage and heartbreak as she reaches out for a new love. An old family enemy becomes her champion. She finds excitement and love with her handsome and charming defender.