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Title:The Devil on Horseback
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Category:Romance, Historical romance, Historical fiction, Gothic, Mystery, Fiction, Gothic romance, Historical

The Devil on Horseback by Victoria Holt

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Devil on Horseback Minella Maddox grew up on a great English estate But as the schoolmistress daughter her place was not and never could be at beautiful Derringham Manor And that is where the trouble started for Derringham s young heir thought he saw in Minella just the kind of wife he wanted But a dark and cruelly handsome French count who always got what he wanted thought she was just the kind of mistress he had to have Not for nothing was he called the Devil on Horseback Yet Minella s humble heritage was to prove more precious that titles and riches for it freed her to follow her heart leading her into adventures and dangers she had never dreamed of It put her directly in the path of another woman s hatred swept her up into the deadly terrors of the French Revolution and finally carried her into the arms of the great and powerful man she loved

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The new novel by the modern mistress of romantic suspense is set on the coast of Kent at a great estate overlooking the infamous shivering sands quicksands that have swallowed entire ships unfortunate enough to sail into them Caroline Verlaine a young widow comes to work at the estate hoping to discover the cause of the mysterious disappearance of her sister who had been studying the nearby Roman ruins Caroline found her employers a strange family haunted by tragedies of the past scarred by distrust Yet she found herself irresistibly attracted to them especially to the family s dark moody young scion But not until she had retraced her sister s fatal last steps could she answer the crucial questions about the family s past and her own future, Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned But what about its master Connan TreMellyn Was Martha Leigh s new employer as romantic as his name sounded As she approached the sprawling mansion towering above the cliffs of Cornwall an odd chill of apprehension overcame her TreMellyn s young daugher Alvean proved as spoiled and difficult as the three governesses before Martha had discovered But it was the girl s father whose cool arrogant demeanor unleashed unfamiliar sensations and turmoil even as whispers of past tragedy and present danger begin to insinuate themselves into Martha s life Powerless against her growing desire for the enigmatic Connan she is drawn deeper into family secrets as passion overpowers reason sending her head and heart spinning But though evil lurks in the shadows so does love and the freedom to find a golden promise forever, Abandoned as a baby her exotic beauty prompted hushed whispers of gypsy blood But lovely Carmel March remained shrouded in mystery br br When tragedy struck her adopted home of Commonwood House little Carmel had been bundled off to Australia Returning to England as a young woman she became haunted by questions from her past as well as the shocking revelation that she had been rushed from a murder scene those many years ago br br Yet she was convinced that the wrong man had been sentenced for the crime Was the answer locked away in her childhood memory or in the dark secretive behavior of her old childhood friend Lucian And what fateful role did the opals always present at crucial moments of her life play For only when she released the dark secrets imprisoned at Commonwood would she find the freedom to love, When Favel Farrington met Roc Pendorric on the Italian island where she lived with her father they fell deeply in love and there was no reason to suspect that they would not live happily ever after Then Faval s father was drowned while swimming a circumstance that was as puzzling to Favel as it was heartbreaking No one could have been more devoted during these sad days than Roc and when he took her home to Pendorric the ancient family home on the Cornish cliffs no family could have welcomed her more warmly than Roc s sister her husband and twin daughters In fact everyone in the house and the village was eager to meet the bride of Pendorric br At first the phrase amused Favel Then she found herself looking more and more often at the portraits of two other Brides of Pendorric who had died young and tragically one of them Roc s own mother The very stones of Pendorric seemed to be waiting for her to slip the courtyard seemed to have eyes And was there speculation even in the eyes of the young twins who watched her constantly Did she imagine it or was Roc curiously attentive to other women at Pendorric and did his absence grow more frequent Surely no legend no evil out of the past could threaten their happiness Surely Roc s love for her had not been pretense br At last in a terrifying moment Favel can no longer dismiss as accident the strange things that are happening to her at Pendorric She must confront the very real dangers of the present