Rebel and the Rose, The
- Author: Joan Wolf
- Publisher: Signet
- Year: 1986 (ISBN 0-451-14537-2)
- Setting: Virginia during American Revolution
All she could think about was the power she felt in his embrace...the ecstasy she found in his kiss...
"I want to lie with you--now," whispered the handsome Virginian, defying the danger of making her his bride tonight...when war could make her his enemy tomorrow. The beautiful Lady Barbara shivered with fear and desire. Her new husband was a stranger, wed to her so his wealth could pay her father's debts. Alan Maxwell was a dedicated American patriot, committed to fighting her king...but she wanted him more than she had ever wanted any man. And as his lips lowered to kiss hers, Barbara's heart pounded wildly, fires of love surging through her blood, commanding this colonial rogue to take her--now...