ratings · Published: Dec 1st, 2013
Polly deVries, a recently orphaned heiress, is threatened by the avaricious desire of her feckless cousin. Fearing for her life, she is compelled to hide until her maturity, posing as a humble governess. But her plans quickly go awry, and with an innocent child under her wing, she becomes embroiled in a series of dangerous adventures through which she learns the meaning of true love. Inner strength carries her forward as, armed with the protection of the Duke of Southover, she sets out to recover her birthright. But is the mysterious Gloyne - tall, dark, but scarred – hiding a secret? And why does he disconcert her so?
Fans of Georgette Heyer will love this truly heart-warming traditional Regency romance, told with sensitivity and imagination. The Scar is a compelling story of overcoming adversity to find true love and happiness in the most unexpected of places.