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The Present

Johanna Lindsey

Mass Market

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/6/2008)
Compact Disc (11/7/2008)
MP3 CD (11/1/2008)
MP3 CD (8/11/2015)
MP3 CD (8/1/2011)
Hardcover (11/1/1998)
MP3 CD (11/7/2008)
Compact Disc (11/7/2008)
MP3 CD (6/21/2013)


As the entire Malory family gathers at Haverston to celebrate the season, a mysterious present arrives anonymously. The gift is an old journal -- a tender and tempestuous account of the love affair between the second Marquis, Christopher Malory, and a dark gypsy beauty named Anastasia, who seeks a love match with a non-gypsy in order to save herself from a prearranged marriage to a brute. Though the dashing English lord Anastasia sets her sight upon burns for the exquisite, exotic miss, Christopher could never consent to wed such a lowborn lady. But miracles have been known to happen in this season of peace and giving and love, as two extraordinary people seperated by cicumstance of birth begin a passionate dance of will and wiles. And in the miraculous blossoming of a glorious romance at a long ago Christmastime, there are wise and well-learned lessons that will enrich the hearts of the Malory descendants -- and, indeed, of everyone who has ever dreamed.

Avon, 9780380804382, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 30, 2001

About the Author

One of the world's most successful authors of historical romance, every one of Johanna Lindsey's previous novels has been a national bestseller, and several of her titles have reached the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Ms. Lindsey lives in New England with her family.