The PresentMalory-Anderson Families Series
This book tells the romantic story of the love affair between the second Marquis, Christopher Malory, and a dark gypsy beauty named Anastasia. Separated by birth and class, Anastasia seeks a love match with a non-gypsy in order to save herself from a prearranged marriage to a brute. As the Malory family gathers to celebrate the season, a mysterious gift arrives anonymously, an old journal telling the tale of Christopher and Anastasia's tempestuous relationship. In this season of peace and giving, miracles happen as these two extraordinary people begin a passionate dance of will and wiles. "The Present" is a heartwarming and enchanting story that will enrich anyone's heart who has ever dreamed.
First Published in 1998