Master Of Paradise
By Virginia Henley
Published: November 14, 2011.
When Nicholas Peacock is cheated of his English inheritance, he sails to Charleston, buys and clears land to plant cotton. Eventually he builds a mansion known as Paradise Plantation.
When Civil War threatens, circumsances force him to accept a marriage in name only. The sexual tension stretches to breaking point as the would-be lovers are torn between honor or surrendering to love.