Prince of Ravenscar
By Catherine Coulter
Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399158070, 416pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2011
List Price: $19.95*
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In April 1831, her grace Corinne Monroe wants her widowed son, Lord Julian, to marry her best friend's daughter, Miss Sophie Wilkie. Julian last saw Sophie when she was twelve years old, silent, skinny, and always staring at him. However, his mother is nothing if not persuasive, and Julian reluctantly accompanies her to London to meet the young lady.
And he knows that whatever happens isn't going to be good.
Lord Devlin Monroe, Julian's nephew, is very fond of his intriguing reputation in society: he delights, he frightens, he brings on delicious shudders. He's enjoying an extraordinarily pleasant bachelor life until Miss Roxanne Radcliffe and her niece, Miss Sophie Wilkie, appear in London society, and he finds himself wondering how he could have enjoyed midnight alone.
Julian and Devlin must discover what really happened three years earlier when Julian's first wife, Lily, was found dead. If they don't find out the truth, their lives could be ruined. And there is another, even more perfidious, danger that lurks in the shadows, waiting.
"The prolific Coulter balances this tale's serious themes and tone with humorous moments and a charming secondary romance ... Fans of Coulter's popular Sherbrooke series will be thrilled by this latest addition."
--Booklist (starred review)
"Coulter instinctively feeds our desire to believe in knights in shining armor and everlasting love- historical romance at its finest."
"With an unpredictable plot and characters readers will root for, Coulter delivers a tale of magic, mayhem and true love."