From New York Times and USA Bestselling Author Cynthia Wright comes the long-awaited prequel to the Beauvisage Family Novels!
A pirate and a high-born maiden, brought together by an ancient sword...
Dashing French corsair Jean-Philippe Beauvisage revels in his life of freedom ... until the night at a ball in Georgian London, when a Russian beauty steals his heart.
Heartbroken Antonia Varyshkova, who has lost her parents and her home in a St. Petersburg fire, stops in London en route to a new life with her brother in America. When her arrogant ship's captain, Tobias Ormond, insists that she attend a ball with him, Antonia reluctantly agrees.
The instant connection between Jean-Philippe and Antonia is soul-deep, but it seems that there cannot be a future for them. She sails off to America and he returns to his pirate's life at sea ... until an ancient Roman sword which may be cursed forces Beauvisage to chase down the very ship carrying the woman he loves.
Take to the high seas with Jean-Philippe Beauvisage as he plots to capture his lady ~ and win her heart of fragile stars.
HEART OF FRAGILE STARS is the novella-length prequel to CAROLINE (Rakes & Rebels, Book 2). It originally appeared as part of the WITH DREAMS ONLY OF YOU collection.
Rakes & Rebels: The Beauvisage Family:
1 – HEART OF FRAGILE STARS: a novella prequel to CAROLINE (Jean-Philippe & Antonia)
2 – CAROLINE (Alec & Caro)
3 – TOUCH THE SUN (Lion & Meagan)
4 – SPRING FIRES (Nicholai & Lisette)
5 – HER DANGEROUS VISCOUNT (Grey & Natalya)
Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family:
1 – SILVER STORM (André & Devon)
2 – SMUGGLER'S MOON (Sebastian & Julia)
3 – THE SECRET OF LOVE (Gabriel & Isabella)
4 - SURRENDER THE STARS (Ryan & Lindsay)
~ coming in August, 2017 - HIS MAKE-BELIEVE BRIDE (Justin & Mouette)
5 - HIS RECKLESS BARGAIN (Nathan & Adrienne)
6 - TEMPEST (Adam & Cathy)
About the Author
Cynthia’s newest novel is THE SECRET OF LOVE, set in 1808 Cornwall and France. Lady Isabella Trevarre and Gabriel St. Briac join forces (and stir passions) while searching for a priceless Leonardo da Vinci painting stolen by Napoleon's henchmen. THE SECRET OF LOVE will be published in December, 2016.
Currently, Cynthia is at work on the story of Mouette Raveneau and Justin St. Briac, her first “older” couple, who come to their tempestuous relationship with plenty of baggage, defenses, and hidden longings. HIS MAKE-BELIEVE BRIDE will be published in the summer of 2017.
Cynthia lives in northern California. She enjoys riding a tandem bike and taking road trips in an airstream trailer with her Colombian-born husband, Alvaro & their corgi, Watson. She is also devoted to her two adorable grandsons who live nearby.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Third time reading these books...love Cynthia Wright!!!!!!
This prequel to Cynthia Wright's Rakes and Rebels series delightfully fills in the details of how Jean-Philippe Beauvisage and Antonia Varyshkova met then married. I read this just before my re-read of CAROLINE and it was fun to get more background on the characters and see how things tie together.
The perfect fix for fans of Cynthia Wright!