The Christmas WagereBook - 2016
Lord Thomas Pendleton, second son of the Duke of Branmoor, needs to discharge a debt to his friend Andrew Nash. In doing so, he must return to the family estate he fled six years earlier after refusing to marry the woman his father had chosen. To Thomas's dismay, Branmoor Hall is no longer the joyful home he remembers from his childhood, and his four-year-old niece has no idea what Christmas is. Determined to bring some seasonal cheer back to the gloomy estate, Thomas must confront his tyrannical father, salvage a brother lost in his own misery, and attempt to fight off his father's machinations. As Christmas Day draws near, Thomas and his friend Andrew begin to realize they are more than merely close friends... and those feelings are not only a threat to their social positions, but, in Victorian England, to their lives as well.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamspinner Press : Made available through hoopla, 2016
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Characteristics: 1 online resource