Pride of the Peacock
Only the strongest love can combat the dangers attached to this fabled opal stone
Victoria Holt takes readers on an exhilarating ride in this mesmerizing classic set in turn-of-the-century England. Raised in the shadow of her family's financial ruin, Jessica Clavering has never been understood or loved at the Dower House. But when a unique inheritance compels her to marry the owner of a fabled opal mine, she leaves her past behind in pursuit of a brighter future in Australia. It's only once they arrive on the far away continent that Jessica starts to uncover her family's dark past.