I don't care for company, Miss Tarrant, and in particular I don't care for yours.' When Abigail Tarrant is employed to escort the young Sophie Farraday to join her father in India, she is shocked by the coldness of their reception. For Brett Farraday, ruthless owner of the ruby mines in Mandara, makes it quite clear that both she and his own daughter are an unwelcome intrusion. Why does Brett have such a vengeful anger against the past? And what really happened to Sophie's mother? His cold-blooded decision about their future only reinforces the enmity between them. But Abigail is torn, for she has fallen under the magical spell of Mandara...
Used availability for Jean Evans's Devil's Fire
October 1983 : UK Paperback