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Sweet Revenge (1988)

by Nora Roberts

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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. Now she 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 poised to take her vengeance, she meets a man who seems to divine her every secret. Clever, charming, and enigmatic, Phillip Chamberlain has his own private reasons for getting close to Princess Adrianne. ANd only when it's too late will she 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.… (more)
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Interesting book about a woman from another culture and how her life is consumed by the treatment her mother endured at the hands of her father. ( )
  soosthemoose | May 25, 2020 |
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http://www.BookCrossing.com/journal/13851885 ( )
  jldhuse | Jun 7, 2016 |
Good not great. Fairly typical contemporary romance. ( )
  lesmel | Jul 14, 2013 |
A Nora Roberts classic, it's the first book I've ever read from this author. Although fairly dated by now, 'Sweet Revenge' is a well-written and entertaining story, far better than much of Roberts' more recent work. ( )
  TheBooknerd | Aug 20, 2009 |
Good to read if you want to be entertained ( )
  trish4 | Jan 27, 2009 |
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Les femmes sont votre champ. Cultivez-les de la manière que vous entendrez.
Le Coran, Sourate n°2, verset 223
Women are your fields. Go then, into your fields as you please.
The Koran
C'était son homme, mais il lui a fait du tort.
Frankie and Johnny (chanson populaire)
He was her man. But he done her wrong.
Frankie and Johnny
Ombre chassant d'autres ombres.
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A Carolyn Nichols, pour son soutien et son amitié
To Carolyn Nichols,
for the support and the friendship
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Stuart Spencer détestait sa chambre d'hôtel.
Stuart Spenser hated his hotel room excessively.
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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. Now she 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 poised to take her vengeance, she meets a man who seems to divine her every secret. Clever, charming, and enigmatic, Phillip Chamberlain has his own private reasons for getting close to Princess Adrianne. ANd only when it's too late will she 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.

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