Nicola is very young and completely bewitched by the well-known
novelist, Laurence Gray. He lifts her out of the suburbs into his
spoiled luxury world. He leads and she follows, despite the protests of
But Nicola has to grow up very fast with Laurence's wife and daughter in
the foreground, and worse still, the slow awareness that Laurence is a
man of short-lived passions.
A sweeping tale from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance,
originally published in 1936 and now available for the first time in