Desire of the Heart by Barbara Cartland
Paperback. Condition: Good. 1969. Pyramid Books. Stock Image.
When Cornelia arrived to take her place in London society she was dressed in dowdy country clothing and hiding awkwardly behind glasses.
Immediately, the beautiful Lily Bedlington knew that her husband's niece posed no threat to her intentions and began to weave the plan that would make the young Duke hers alone.
Heartbroken and desperate, Cornelia created another identity for herself - that of the intriguing coquette Desiree - and vanished from London.
With that one reckless deception Cornelia risked everything to win the Duke's love...