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Heroine doormat, sister whoremat, hero boremat. This is another very typical offering of an English girl and in this case a Portuguese hero Phil is the insignificant younger sister while Justine is a glamorous opera singer with the world at her feet When the story opens, she has been resting after an illness and they have come to Portugal while she recuperates.Phil first meets Ricardo di Vallarez but once Justine spots him, she does everything to make sure Phil is not around to attract him despite her own ego.One of the recurring themes i This is another very typical offering of an English girl and in this case a Portuguese hero Phil is the insignificant younger sister while Justine is a glamorous opera singer with the world at her feet When the story opens, she has been resting after an illness and they have come to Portugal while she recuperates.Phil first meets Ricardo di Vallarez but once Justine spots him, she does everything to make sure Phil is not around to attract him despite her own ego.One of the recurring themes in books by this author is the weak young man befriended by the heroine Her stubborn determination to help these clinging vines is often a cause of conflict between the heroine and the hero and when Nigel turns up in San Marco, we see Phil s soft heart leading her into trouble.Ricardo is a much pursued man and Phil sees no hope for her compared to the lovely Spaniard who is competing with Justine for Ricardo s attention Yet time and again he singles her out, whether to do her a kindness or berate her for some foolish behaviour.It takes a tragedy to bring them together and for Justine s true colours to be revealed One of my favourites of the early romances I first read around 10 years old in the mid 1970s This too was in my mum s collection I still have it to this day Another foreign location which seemed exotic to a curious 10 year old set in San Marco in Portugal I loved the main characters and the storyline. |Book ♿ Wild Crocus ⚇ Phil and her sister Justine in San Marco on the Portugues coast Both sisters were to love the same man, Ricardo de Vallarez Phil feels sure he will love her sister Justine, beautiful and a singer of renown and prepared to go to any length to get her man