Love is said to be the salve that soothes a damaged soul. But in some cases, an all-consuming intimacy can have the opposite effect, inflaming murderous jealousies and compelling people to act in the most nefarious ways. The relationship at the center of Wilkie Collins' classic novel Blind Love started out innocently enough, but before long, Iris Henley and Lord Harry Norland find themselves doomed by their passion.
Get carried away by this enchanting romance set on the remote Isles of Scilly. The beautiful young girl Armorel has lived a sheltered life -- until the day that she saves two men lost at sea in a daring rescue. One of the boat's occupants, artist Roland Lee, is enraptured by Armorel's beauty and sensitivity, but ultimately determines that the girl is too young to be the object of his affection. Will the two star-crossed lovers ever find a way to be together?
This fascinating biography of one of the world's most famous cities was originally published in the early 20th Century. It chronicles the life of London from its days as an early settlement through to more modern times. Including over 60 images, photographs, engravings and drawings, this excellent book is a must-have for those who live in the city, have visited - or plan to visit - at some point, or those who want to know the story of England's capital.