The Pretender: A Blackguard in Disguise

The Pretender: A Blackguard in Disguise

by Ta'Mara Hanscom
     
 

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My Jean-Marc's uncle was married to an English woman, and she told us once, a very long time ago, that in this world there are men of two kinds. The one, the knight, is the man possessing only strength and quality of moral character. He will never ask a lady to compromise her honor for less than a vow, and never, ever will he consider another once he has captured…  See more details below

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My Jean-Marc's uncle was married to an English woman, and she told us once, a very long time ago, that in this world there are men of two kinds. The one, the knight, is the man possessing only strength and quality of moral character. He will never ask a lady to compromise her honor for less than a vow, and never, ever will he consider another once he has captured her heart. A knight keeps his vow, even when it hurts, and the honor of a knight is a thing a country is built upon. A knight comes along only seldom these days.

Now, a blackguard is a man who can be found quite easily, for it is an easy thing to be a blackguard. He attempts to trick the young ladies into taking him home and caring for him, making them believe their honor can be given away as a mere trifle, offering no vow, and making only human demands. The blackguard is to be avoided at all costs, for to settle for someone like him is to settle for something less than ideal.

In the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, Tillie Caselli promises to marry Noah Hansen. Theirs' was a love intended to last, and their promises were never to be broken. But when there's an illusion of unfaithfulness, the result is an error in judgment--an error that changes the course of lives.

Epic romance, global adventure, ethnic passion, and Christian values inspire this new series.

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Editorial Reviews

Reader - Bill Tucker
Ta'Mara is a superb writer. She interweaves the suspense of her stories in a captivating and entrancing way that glues you to each page until you reach the back cover. I was transfixed until I completed the series.
Reader - Kay Copas
From the first hint of deception, my heart was thoroughly connected with the Caselli Family. Ta'Mara is an expert storyteller who captivates her audience and leads them through the Caselli struggles and victories in a way that every family can relate to. I laughed, cried, hoped, cheered, mourned, and anxiously awaited the continuation of events shaping the lives of the Caselli Family. I visited memories of familiar places and times and savored the delightful imagery of the story as it unfolded.
Reader - Meredith Howland Sheffield
Ta'Mara's writing draws you in as the Caselli Family lives and learns. You are so drawn you feel as though you are right there with them experiencing their joys, pains, and strong faith. Once you begin reading you do not want to put the books down and cannot wait to start the next---you just have to find out what happens next! Amazing
Bill Tucker
Ta`Mara is a superb writer. She interweaves the suspense of her stories in a captivating and entrancing way that glues you to each page until you reach the back cover. I was transfixed until I completed the series.
Kay Copas
From the first hint of deception, my heart was thoroughly connected with the Caselli Family. Ta`Mara is an expert storyteller who captivates her audience and leads them through the Caselli struggles and victories in a way that every family can relate to. I laughed, cried, hoped, cheered, mourned, and anxiously awaited the continuation of events shaping the lives of the Caselli Family. I visited memories of familiar places and times and savored the delightful imagery of the story as it unfolded.
Meredith Howland Sheffield
Ta`Mara's writing draws you in as the Caselli Family lives and learns. You are so drawn you feel as though you are right there with them experiencing their joys, pains, and strong faith. Once you begin reading you do not want to put the books down and cannot wait to start the next---you just have to find out what happens next! Amazing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011995903
Publisher:
Reata Publishing
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Series:
Caselli Family Series , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
292
File size:
287 KB

Meet the Author

Born and raised in South Dakota, the author brings this traditional family alive on the Great Plains where she has spent the entirety of her life. Besides working on the Caselli Family Series, she speaks to women's groups and other organizations, and writes and teaches Bible study at her home church in Sioux City, Iowa.

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