How Great the Price
By Denise Robins
A sweeping tale from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance,
originally published in 1936 and now available for the first time in
Kitty Farleton is a bride of a few months, alone in New York while her
husband Jack is on business in Chicago. But a dreadful fire sweeps
through her hotel, leaving twenty-one dead - Kitty seemingly among them.
Grief-stricken, Jack returns to London, finding solace in Kitty's best
friend Ann. United by their loss, comfort turns to love, and in time
Then Kitty reappears, having been through hell - injury,
unconsciousness, mistaken identity and separation, unable to track down
her husband and without means to return to England. Will Jack choose the
wife he now loves or the wife he thought was dead? What price must they
all pay to find happiness?
Denise Robins was born in 1897. Known as the Queen of Romance, she wrote over 160 novels, selling more than one hundred million copies worldwide. Robins' characters are as varied as her themes - the protagonists ranging from eighteen to middle age - while the wonderful variety of settings includes London, Paris, the Swiss mountains, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Morocco. She died at the age of eighty-eight on 1 May 1985.
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- Publication date:
18 Dec 2014
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Hodder & Stoughton