294. The Bitter winds of Love

294. The Bitter winds of Love

Written by Barbara Cartland

Collection

Eternal Collection

Location

Egypt

Period

1938

Genre

Heroine

Lydia

Published

01 March 2022

Life has not been kind to Lydia Bryant – and love has been downright cruel. Orphaned at 16 and brought up by her uncle, a Shropshire Rector, she marries Donald, a handsome soldier many years her senior at 21. But tragedy strikes once more as his terrifyingly violent mood-swings are revealed, condemning her to a lifetime of torture and torment. So when Donald dies, some 6 years later, her first thought is that she is free at last! Free of her hateful husband, but facing a life without love. Throwing off the shackles of stiflingly shallow English Society, Lydia embarks on a thrilling adventure – and, from genteel Malvern via the heat and hustle of Cairo, she finds herself in the parched and primitive Sudan – surely the last place on Earth anyone would hope to find love?

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