At twenty-five, Princess Adrianne lives a life most people would envy. Beautiful and elegant, she spends her days dabbling in charities and her nights floating from one glamorous gala to the next. But her pampered-rich-girl pose is a ruse, a carefully calculated effort to hide a dangerous... show more
At twenty-five, Princess Adrianne lives a life most people would envy. Beautiful and elegant, she spends her days dabbling in charities and her nights floating from one glamorous gala to the next. But her pampered-rich-girl pose is a ruse, a carefully calculated effort to hide a dangerous truth.For ten years Adrianne has lived for revenge. As a child, she could only watch the cruelty hidden behind the facade of her parents' fairy-tale marriage. Nowshe has the perfect plan to make her famous father pay. She will take possession of the one thing he values above all others--The Sun and the Moon, a fabled necklace beyond price.Yet just as she is poised to take her vengeance, she meets a man who seems to divine her every secret. Clever, charming, and enigmatic, Philip Chamberlain has his own private reasons for getting close to Princess Adrianne. And only when it's too late will she see the hidden danger...as she finds herself up against two formidable men--one with the knowledge to take her freedom, the other with the power to take her life.
Publish date: December 1st 1988
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
Well thought out sense of time and place. Felt a little contrived but a good escape from reality
I am not pregnant nor planning to be in the near future, but I was interested in reading about how these children are different from others. Picked it up and didn't put it down. The cadre and adult-centered child rearing sounds practical and do-able. It makes me believe that I could hypothetically r...
Adrianne is a princess, with jewels, power and lots of money. She also happens to be one of the world’s greatest thieves and she has been practicing for years to take revenge on her father. Philip used to be a thief and now he is a cop, he catches thieves, but he can’t seem to stop wanting Adrianne....
She took her time introducing the characters and setting up the background story. It was different from the other stories that I've read from NR. It wasn't a bad thing, just different. When the main characters finally meet, and the real "story" starts being told, then that's when everything gets bet...