The Maiden Bride by Rexanne Becnel

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Born in shame...

All her life the ravishing Linnea de Valcourt has been reviled as the "cursed" daughter of Maindenstone Castle.

Redeemed by deceit...

Now, to save her beloved twin sister from a terrible fate, she will sacrifice herself by impersonating her as the bride of conqueror Axton de la Manse. Yet how is it that she feels such fiery passion when she lies with this grim despoiler of her home?

A hostage to love...

Revenge for years of exile has driven the magnificent Axton to possess his archenemy's daughter-little knowing that, as he imprisons her in his arms and drowns in her stormy sea-green eyes, he is throwing away the key to his soul. But Linnea's family, gathering forces to reclaim Maidenstone, will soon reveal their trickery. How can she hide from him the truth about his imposter's bride?

 

About Rexanne Becnel

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Rexanne Becnel's love of English history probably stemmed from the childhood years she lived in London. She now lives and works in New Orleans, another locale drenched in history and romance. She has won many awards for her historical romances.
 
Published September 15, 1996 by St. Martin's Paperbacks. 337 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Inspired by an intriguing bit of historical trivia, Becnel (Heart of the Storm) spins an absorbing, sexually charged tale of revenge and redemption in 12th-century England. Linnea de Valcourt is the y

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