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Menfreya in the Morning There is a legend at Menfreya that one of the early Menfreys concealed his mistress in the house and that she was killed by a jealous wife Ever after the clock on the tower has stopped when a Menfrey is about to dieTo young Harriet Delvaney lonely self conscious about her slight limp Menfreya standing on the Cornish coast had always spelled happiness and excitement It was there with her best friend Gwennan Menfrey high spirited daughter of the family that Harriet had taken refuge from her father's indifference and cruelty It was there she had admired from afar Bevil Menfrey heir to Menfreya and heir too to all the handsome charm that gave the Menfrey men their reputation as philanderers Harriet longed to become poised desirable able to command his loveAt her father's death Harriet finds herself extremely rich She has learned to cover her shyness with a witty tongue and to understand that one does not need conventional blue eyes and ringlets to be beautiful She is after all a catch for Bevil Menfrey and when he does ask her to marry him her cup of happiness seems to be full When Bevil runs for parliament Harriet knows that she is the wife he needs capable of helping him in his careerBut there are still whispers of the old gossip in the village Doubts begin to invade Harriet's mind and wherever she turns she seems to meet fresh evidence of Bevil's past Has he really reformed And does he love her or simply need her money for the almost bankrupt estates How much truth is there in the legend of the Menfrey men and their mistressesWhen Bevil brings to Menfreya as a governess one of his former loves Harriet like that long ago wife is tortured with jealousy Suddenly the legend takes on a personal and terrifying meaning and in desperation Harriet turns to the one person she can trust but is there really anyone now she can trust


10 thoughts on “Menfreya in the Morning

  1. says:

    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || PinterestI read this book for the Unapologetic Romance Readers' New Years 2017 Reading Challenge For info about what this is click hereThe best uestion to ask yourself before pickin


  2. says:

    35 stars This is one that I had to take a break from because it was so freaking depressing The first half of the book focuses on the heroine's childhood and all the events that made it such a sad existence You have to read


  3. says:

    Gothic romances written in the 1960s and 1970s were one of the most popular genres in paperback fiction at the time Most of the stories were written by women or men using female pseudonyms First person tense was used most of


  4. says:

    I have just joined this blog because of this book Loved it so much as a young woman Victoria Holt books set the stage for my teen and early adult love life Wanted the drama romance and gothic setting I married finally 30 year


  5. says:

    gnashing teethFirst of all Bevil? I'm sorry every time I read his bloody name in my head it was Weevil Worst name for a romantic lead Which is appropriate I suppose since he's a rapist view spoilerAt one point Harriet is convi


  6. says:

    Holt's male characters rarely come alive for me although Bevis does so than the guys in the last few I've read But her heroines often have a headstrong friend who reminds me of one of my own dear friends and Gwennan is one of


  7. says:

    Books written by Victoria Holt are so cheesy but sometimes that's exactly what you need I've read a loooot of her books when I was 1415 years oldthat was the last time I've read them I absolutely loved them at the time I'm think


  8. says:

    The story was okay not life changing or anything Not as good as The Legend of the Seventh Virgin or The India Fan I can't say that I could really relate with Harriet Delvaney since she really didn't have much of a personality For


  9. says:

    I like the eerie tone featured throughout this book set in the latter half of the nineteenth century but the pace runs too slow for my tastes Although the plot itself is fine enough it lacks sparkleCharacters are well drawn but li


  10. says:

    Books written by Victoria Holt are so cheesy but sometimes that's exactly what you need I've read a loooot of her books when I was 1415 years oldthat was the last time I've read them I absolutely loved them at the time I'm thinking


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