Maudie (The Line of Passion Trilogy - book 1)
The Line of Passion Trilogy is a series of novellas written about three generations of women who gamble everything they possess for the sake of passion. When rich woman, Maudie manages to fall hopelessly in love with a poet, she risks the loss of not only her marriage and fortune, but most of all the daughter she adores. obooko.
Celia Barrie was quite possibly the most annoying person Maudie had ever met. These monthly afternoon teas in the drawing room of Redlands were supposed to be a chance for the women of the 'Cheshire Set' to mix and discuss up and coming social events, and arrange whatever charity functions they were involved in. Celia, however, used them as nothing more than an excuse to hold court, boasting of the dinner party she'd rece...