By V. C. Andrews
Pushed from the Dumas Mansion again to her cherished bayou, Ruby's in simple terms wish is that destiny will permit her start anew...
Living back in a humble shack, Ruby is decided to make a safe and satisfied domestic for her valuable boy or girl daughter, Pearl. Paul Tate -- her past love, whom she used to be compelled to desert -- is at her part once again, now a guy of mind-blowing wealth. while he whisks her into his grand residence, it sort of feels their destiny is guaranteed. As mistress of Cypress Woods, Ruby can put out of your mind even the stunning cause she and Paul needs to wed in a mystery rite and stay husband and spouse in identify alone.
But the thick, dear partitions of Cypress Woods can't close out the bad stories that experience woven their textile over her future, or the chilly eyes of Paul's mom, Gladys, reminding Ruby of the key she needs to retain to offer Pearl a loving father. Then her venomous dual sister, Gisselle, arrives to taunt her with information of Beau Andreas, the genuine father Pearl hasn't ever met, and the single guy Ruby will ever lengthy for with all her physique and soul, wanting to locate the entire, enjoyable existence she craves, Ruby builds a precarious new life, a flimsy shanty of desire that the 1st flood washes away. basically whilst the typhoon exposes the very blackest evils of the earlier will she glimpse the rainbow's fragile promise, a morning of light and laughter with a kin of her own....
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All That Glitters (Landry, Book 3) by V. C. Andrews