Marty felt just like an alien!
Solitaire, her Uncle Jim's home in France, was to have been a haven for Marty after years of unhappiness. Instead of the expected welcome, she was greeted by a hostile stranger.
Luc Dumarais, the new owner of Solitaire, was frankly suspicious of Marty. And she, shocked and bewildered at learning of her uncle's death was at Luc's mercy.
Luc Dumarais was right out of her league. Of necessity she accepted the job he grudgingly offered, but she felt it was only the first step to disaster...
Mills and Boon
Solitaire, her kindly Uncle Jim's house in the Vendee region of France, represented a welcoming haven after years of unhappiness --- but Marty arrived there to find her uncle gone and in his place a hard, unwelcoming stranger --- Luc Damarais. There would be no haven at Solitaire now, she realised. And if she did not get away quickly, there would be even more unhappiness --- for Luc Damarais was right out of her league