Marguerite ~ by: Carol Edgerley
Author: Carol Edgerley (Brightwater Publications)
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (10)
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|The only daughter of a French Marquis, the headstrong Marguerite was the apple of her father’s eye. Jealous and embittered, her mother schemed to rid herself of the seventeen-year-old girl through marriage to a much older man. Strenuous efforts to escape such a fate resulted in Marguerite being sent in disgrace to an Irish Convent to reflect on her unacceptable attitude.
Instead, she absconded with a man she scarcely knew, and married him in a clandestine ceremony. To escape the…