Silk and Scorn

Silk and Scorn

by Cassandra Dean

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Silk and Scorn by Cassandra Dean

No matter how much their mothers wanted Sarah and Arthur to wed, Sarah had loathed him. However, circumstance and her late husband’s father conspire against her, and she is forced to turn to Arthur for help. Perhaps she needs his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become…or her reaction to him.

His childhood nemesis is the last person Arthur Davenport expected to require his services. When a spurious claim against her late husband’s estate brings Sarah Wetherall to his door, he can’t refuse the pretty widow, no matter how much he wants to.

Thrown together by fate, will they discover there is a fine line between scorn and passion?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148157281
Publisher: Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
Publication date: 02/17/2014
Series: The Silk Series - Victorian Romance , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 491,176
File size: 220 KB

About the Author

Cassandra grew up daydreaming, inventing fantastical worlds and marvelous adventures. Once she learned to read (First phrase – To the Beach. True story), she was never without a book, reading of other people’s fantastical worlds and marvelous adventures.

Fairy tales, Famous Fives, fantasies and fancies; horror stories, gumshoe detectives, science fiction; Cassandra read it all. Then she discovered Romance and a true passion was born.

So, once upon a time, after making a slight detour into the world of finance, Cassandra tried her hand at writing. After a brief foray into horror, she couldn’t discount her true passion. She started to write Romance and fell deep. The love affair exists to this very day. Cassandra lives in Adelaide, South Australia.

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Silk and Scorn 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SummerSnowFalls More than 1 year ago
Fate has a way of making things happen, even when the two people involved want nothing to do with each other! For years, Sarah Wetherall and Arthur Davenport were forced by their families to write each letters in the hopes they would one day fall in love. Then Sarah escapes into a marriage to another man. But a decade later, Sarah’s husband is dead and his family is disputing Sarah’s rights to his estate. She turns to the only person who can help her – Arthur Davenport, now a respectable solicitor. This is a sweet novella about putting side childish memories of who someone once was and seeing through the person they have become. Sarah and Arthur spent years sniping, snapping, and otherwise barking insults at each other – to watch these two go at it again after so many years was both funny and frustrating. But through this childhood enmity grows a kernel of love and sacrifice. We learn why Sarah ran off to marry someone else and, like Arthur, begin to realize the reasons and motive behind her seemingly rash decision actually came from a place of deep affection and loyalty. I loved Sarah and Arthur’s constant battle-of-wills in this enemies-to-lovers romance. They both have strong personalities and this makes their bickering all the more realistic and entertaining. A great story packed into a small novella-sized space. Originally posted at Plottwistreviews[dot]com I received this book for free from the Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.