(EBOOK/EPUB) Palace of the Peacocks

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Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks Violet Winspear ↠ 5 Read & Download Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks é PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free As just another of the waifs and strays he was so fond of collecting and Temple knew he had never forgotten the girl he had once loved and lost but nevertheless he was a man of magnetic appeal and even if he could remain impervious to the situation could Templ. I should be use to it by now but it still amazes me when heroines jump to conclusions to conclusions to conclusions Decent read though a bit repetitive at times Abrupt ending

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Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks Violet Winspear ↠ 5 Read & Download Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks é PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Temple Lane had gone out to the Java Seas to marry her fiance but all her plans fell through when she found someone else had taken her place In her desperate endeavours to get away from the situation she met the Dutchman Ryk van Helden and promptly found she ha. The dreamy evocative setting of a Javanese island was much better than the lackluster story of a poor English urchin who finds herself the reluctant guest of a Dutch throw back to pirate times complete with black triangular eyepatch ruling over said island like a half man half tiger deity

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Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks Violet Winspear ↠ 5 Read & Download Read & Download Palace of the Peacocks é PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free D jumped out of the frying pan into the fire It was difficult enough being the only white girl for miles around but the greater problem was how to cope with what she soon recognised as the devastating attraction of her new employer True he seemed to look on her. 3 12 Stars When Temple was orphaned she d gone to live with her aunt and two cousins where she was never allowed to forget her indebtedness She d fallen in love with a young man whose company sent him to the Indies to work and for five years she d scrimped and saved and put up with her family so that she could join him Finally when she arrived she found Nick embroiled in an affair with a local girl and she broke off their engagement With her funds dwindling Temple must find work and learns that on another island an oil company employs European secretaries and so she tries to get passage on a ship but learns it s all booked except for a shared berth with a Dutchman Desperate to leave on this ship as the next one is in a month s time she disguises herself as a young man and this begins her next adventure Ryk s family ties to the Java islands goes back to the colonization of the Indies by the Dutch but now the islands belong to the people He manages the island of Bayanura known for it s tea tobacco and teak plantations for the Java Crown Prince He s 33 but he claims to be pushing 40 and he s not at all fooled by Temple s disguise as a young man Temple doesn t know what to make of the big blond Dutchman with the single piercing grey eye as the other was covered by an eye patch When he learns she s seeking work to earn her fare home to England he offers her a job typing up the many diaries of a young English girl Polyana who married by proxy a Dutch ancestor and then joined him in the Java island colonies Hearing about Polyana intrigues Temple as she agrees to the job Ryk s home is actually one of the many palaces of the Crown Prince known as the Palace of the Peacocks and is uite beautiful For propriety Temple is given a teahouse on the estate and an island house girl Mei to look after her needs Right from the start Temple can see that Mei is infatuated with Ryk and resents very much Temple s intrusion Temple loves her work finding the diaries absorbing and can easily envision Polyana and her husband and the people in their lives Ryk finds Temple very young in her ideals and teases her on her lost dream of love but when Temple spars back that a man as cold as Ryk couldn t possibly understand what it is to love she learns of the tragic death three years ago of his fiancee setting a tone of coolness between them Temple s generous nature makes her popular with the locals all except her housegirl Mei From the day she arrived Temple felt spied upon and little events meant to frighten her began to happen She found herself living on edge something Ryk interprets as a revulsion to him Temple s far from repulsed and fights hard her growing attraction Violet Winspear was an author I adored reading as a teenager I think this is the first time I ve read this story but it brought back some of those eager to read about love feelings I had when I first read her books I m sure I would have remembered the rugged well built tall blond one eyed Dutchman he s not a hero to forget Ryk doesn t expect to ever love again but Temple breathes a freshness into his life and she brings out his protective instincts I really enjoyed the battles between Ryk and Temple and added with the sinister Mei made this an enjoyable read


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  • Paperback
  • 188
  • Palace of the Peacocks
  • Violet Winspear
  • English
  • 01 May 2018
  • 9780373013180