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The Price of Folly

By Denise Robins

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A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of Romance, first published in 1968, and available now for the first time in eBook.

An innocent indiscretion threatens a young girl's chance for happiness
and love!

Rich, handsome, sophisticated Alan Rivers sweeps Paula off her feet. His
charming declarations of love, his fervant promises of marriage throw
the pretty, inexperienced girl into a sweet delirium of unreasoning
love. But when she realizes Alan's affection is as false as his promises
and her own feelings are mere infatuation, Paula soon comes to her
senses. But will it be soon enough to salvage a future with a man who
really matters?

A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen of
Romance, first published in 1968, and available now for the first time
in eBook.

Biographical Notes

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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  • ISBN: 9781444781557
  • Publication date: 14 Aug 2014
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  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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