Buying Options

Kindle Price: $1.28
includes tax, if applicable
Read this title for $0.00. Learn more
Read for $0.00
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>
Evern (A Certain State of Marriage Book 7) by [Shaw, Tania D]
Kindle App Ad

Evern (A Certain State of Marriage Book 7) Kindle Edition


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$1.28

Length: 304 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

Kindle Daily Deal: Save at least 70%
Each day we unveil a new book deal at a specially discounted price - for that day only. See today's deal or sign up for the newsletter

Product description

Product Description

Evern

Dark sins and misery have surrounded Evern for several generations, and the dowager duchess is consumed by an obsession to end the true line, and regain her old home. Once so sure of succeeding in her goal after years of patient manipulations and spiteful games, her plans are thwarted when her grandson brings home a bride.
Vincent, the Sixth Duke of Evern is known to be a coldly dispassionate man, whose past, so it is whispered, is littered with nothing but sordid scandals and secret sins. His brooding presence puts fear into the hearts of many gentlemen, and guilty excitement within the breasts of a number of ladies of his acquaintance. But his chilling gaze considers his peers with unbiased boredom and disinterest. As his grandmother most eloquently phrases it, ‘Vincent is a soul quite lost, and very happy to remain in just such a state.’
A chance encounter with a young lady escaping from her cousin’s care opens up a new avenue, and stirs awake a side to the duke that has slumbered for many years. Whether he offered marriage out of a sense of honour, or just as a passing whim, no one is sure. But most of Society seem to agree that such a bargain could never have been solicited by kindness, or any tender emotion for that matter, and pity the beautiful young lady now held within his power.
But Melita formed her own quite unbiased opinion of her saviour right from their first meeting. Although very young, and with the innocent appearance of an angel, she has witnessed more of the darker side to human nature, and indeed of the world in her short and disjointed life than many much older society ladies would ever be aware exists. She considers herself to have been rescued at the eleventh hour, and is determined to repay her new husband by doing all in her power to make him content in their marriage. For what she sees behind his mask is the lost and damaged boy who was so brutally neglected by his warring parents many years before, and not the frozen hearted lord most of his acquaintance are used to avoiding whenever possible.
Melita’s cousin, Lord Brecan, is also haunted by the past, and makes a solitary figure riding across the heathlands of Hampshire, dwelling on the reputation he gained whilst still a young man, and doing nothing to stop it becoming ever blacker. His obsession torments him, as do his ghosts, and he neither knows nor seeks an escape. But when he follows his cousin to London, Brecan is offered an alternative from a most surprising quarter, and finds another world can exist between a woman and a man when he surrenders to Kate’s plan.
Once returned to Evern, the new duchess settles down to married life, surrounded by her friends, and content within her husband’s regard. But the Fates haven’t finished their game with her life, or with Evern, and the storm clouds are gathering, just as the dowager waits for the opportunity to turn her final card. And Melita unknowingly delivers the ace into her twisted rival’s hand just a year after her marriage, leaving no player safe in the Final Act.

‘Evern’ is an Eighteenth century romance, with shades of dark and light throughout.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1172 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00PO4K9Q2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #882,916 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

click to open popover

No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.3 out of 5 stars 6 reviews
Unknown
4.0 out of 5 starsSeventy and counting
8 February 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Callie
5.0 out of 5 starsBook Five in Series
26 August 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Granny
5.0 out of 5 starsA very good state of marriage
3 January 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
rose
3.0 out of 5 starsSpellcheck is well and good
24 November 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsSeries just keeps getting better
19 June 2016 - Published on Amazon.com