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The Song of the Siren

(1980)
(The seventh book in the Daughters of England series)
A novel by

 
 
As England erupts in violent Jacobite upheaval, two half-sisters--one of surpassing beauty and untamed spirit; the other plain, shy and dutiful--vie for the love of a man and the life of a child. When the lovely and willful Carlotta, on her way to the home of her suitor Benjie Stevens, is abducted by the dashing Jacobite leader Lord Hessenfield and forced to share his bed, she doesn't dream that the shameful coupling will spiral into mutual passion. But Hessenfield must flee to France, and Carlotta finds herself pregnant with his chld. Desperate to save face and future, she marries Benjie and resolves to live happily ever after--until she returns home to find her half-sister Demaris in love with Matt Pilkington, son of the neighboring estate owner. Never one to deny her desires, Carlotta plunges into a torrid affair with Matt, a betrayal that sends the trusting Demaris into a nearly fatal illness, a wasting disease from which only Carlotta's child, the enchanting Clarissa, can save her. With Demaris restored to health and a quiet if empty life, and Carlotta reunited in France with her true love, Hessenfield, it seems that each sister has realized her destiny--until a desperate letter from Paris reveals the terrible price Carlotta has paid for her happiness and begs Demaris to save the child Clarissa from a similar fate.

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Hardback Editions

July 1981 : UK Hardback

Title: Song of the Siren (Ulverscroft large print series)
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-7089-0651-6 / 978-0-7089-0651-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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January 1980 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Song of the Siren
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-399-12426-8 / 978-0-399-12426-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
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February 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Song of the Siren (Daughters of England)
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-00-222306-6 / 978-0-00-222306-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: Song of the Siren (Daughters of England)
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-00-616243-6 / 978-0-00-616243-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana Press
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May 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Song of the Siren
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-449-20772-2 / 978-0-449-20772-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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May 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Song of the Siren
Author(s): Philippa Carr
ISBN: 0-449-24371-0 / 978-0-449-24371-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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Kindle Editions

February 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Song of the Siren (The Daughters of England Book 7)
Author(s): Philippa Carr
Publisher: Open Road Media Romance
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