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Once upon a winter's eve

Author: Tessa Dare
Publisher: [North Charleston, South Carolina] : [CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform], [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Violet Winterbottom is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. She endured bitter heartbreak in perfect silence. The gentlemen aren't beating down her door. Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet's feet. His coarse attire and near-criminal good looks would put any sensible young lady on her guard.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Romance fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Dare
ISBN: 9781540588883 1540588882
OCLC Number: 1029303663
Description: 176 pages ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Tessa Dare.

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Violet Winterbottom is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. She endured bitter heartbreak in perfect silence. The gentlemen aren't beating down her door. Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet's feet. His coarse attire and near-criminal good looks would put any sensible young lady on her guard. He's wet, chilled, bleeding, and speaking in an unfamiliar tongue. Only Violet understands him. And she knows he's not what he seems. She has one night to draw forth the secrets of this dangerously handsome rogue. Is he a smuggler? A fugitive? An enemy spy? She needs answers by sunrise, but her captive would rather seduce than confess. To learn his secrets, Violet must reveal hers--and open herself to adventure, passion, and the unthinkable ... love.

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