SERENAPaperback - 2017
New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small continues her 'epic new series' ( Night Owl Reviews ) of the Silk Merchant's Daughters about four sisters of unyielding resolve and uncompromising desire . . .
Serena Pietro d'Angelo takes pleasure in being a dutiful daughter and embraces her betrothal to a wealthy and influential French nobleman. Her older sisters have caused her parents much pain on their journeys to the altar, but Serena wants nothing more than to provide a male heir for Jean-Pierre and manage his chateau with a loving hand.
Rumors have swirled around Jean-Pierre, but innocent Serena knows nothing about them - until he makes her an indecent proposition that compromises her cherished notions of marriage and romance. Heartbroken, Serena runs away to England to seek the help of her sister, Lucianna. There, she meets a handsome courtier who offers the love she's always craved. But her parents and Jean-Pierre won't let her get away so easily . . .