By V. C. Andrews
Finally, Heaven might locate the happiness she longed for...free from the scorn and contempt of her past!
In her grandmother's superb, wealthy Boston condo, Heaven Leigh Casteel dreamed of an excellent new lifetime of new pals, the simplest faculties, attractive outfits and most crucial, love. The pearls of tradition, knowledge and breeding could now be hers. quickly she could make the Casteel identify first rate, locate her brothers and sisters, and feature a kinfolk again.
But even on this planet of the rich, there have been unusual forebodings, secrets and techniques most sensible forgotten. And as Heaven reached out for romance, she used to be slowly ensnared in a sinister net of merciless deceits and hidden passions!
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