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Also by this author: The Glassblower, Sincerely, Yours, Moonlight Promise
Genres: Christian Historical Fiction, Romance
Published by Revell Books on October 15th 2013
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A woman without a prospect. A man without a homeland. Can love give them a future?
Honore Bainbridge has been courted by two men, one of whom turned out to be a traitor, the other a murderer. Banished to her family’s country estate, where she will hopefully stay out of trouble, she finally meets the man she is sure is exactly right for her: Lord Ashmoor. Tall, dark, and handsome—what more could a girl ask for?
But he too is under suspicion because of his American upbringing and accusations that he has helped French prisoners escape from Dartmoor Prison. If he’s to keep out of a British prison himself and secure his place in British society, Lord Ashmoor needs a wife beyond reproach—something the vexingly beautiful Honore certainly is not. Though they find themselves drawn to each other, family obligations may conspire to keep them apart forever.
For the sake of her heart, Honore determines to prove Ashmoor’s innocence—even if doing so risks her own life.
From the first sentence, award-winning author Laurie Alice Eakes thrusts you into high drama amid the rocky cliffs of Devonshire, England, and keeps you suspended there until the final page.
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Laurie Alice Eakes is one of my favorite storytellers. I often find that I can hardly put down one of her books once I start it and the characters are amazing and come right off the page. I’ve been curious about Honore’s possibility for future romance since the first novel in The Daughters of Bainbridge House trilogy began and I’m delighted to be able to finally experience it. I absolutely hope that Laurie Alice Eakes will keep the stories coming!
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