Publisher: Virginia Henley
Master Of Paradise is a Plantation Novel; A Southern Family Saga.This is an original book, never before published.When Nicholas Peacock is cheated from his inheritance of Peacock Hall in Kent, he sails to South Carolina. He buys land, clears it, and plants cotton. Eventually he builds a magnificent house known as Paradise Plantation. He falls in love with the daughter of Bernard Jackson on the neighboring plantation, but when Civil War threatens circumstances force him to agree to a marriage in name only. The sexual tension is stretched to breaking point as the would-be lovers are torn between honor or surrendering to the love and longing in their hearts.From the AuthorMaster of Paradise portrays the historically accurate evils of slavery.ReviewVirginia Henley is a multiple award-winning NYTimes bestselling author."A master storyteller... Henley knows what historical romance is all about ...