One of Judith McNaught's timeless bestseller-Whitney, My Love-is a novel that amazingly conceptualizes the idea of laughter, tears, and the power of dreams. The beauty of this novel is its simple storyline that beautifully and imminently captures the reader's imagination. According to the author, this is the ultimate love story that one can imagine. The protagonist of this novel is Whitney Stone, who is shown as a beautiful and sensual woman from the province of Claymore, England. The story revolves around this central character who finds herself in a position where she is bargained away by her bankrupt father to the handsome and arrogant Duke. In spite of this, she is adamant to not let her dream of perfect love relinquish. This novel was Judith's debut novel, and its success kick started her stellar career.
Simple Yet Complicated Romance
Whitey Stone is shown to have grown up from being a saucy hoyden into a ravishing sensual woman. She has always been eyed by Clayton Westmoreland, the dark and languorous Duke of Claymore, to whom of course she never paid heed to. Whitney loves Paul since childhood and wishes to settle down with him. After her fresh triumphs in Paris society, she returns to England to win the heart of her love, Paul. But fate happens to have other things planned for her. She is married to the good-looking and egoistical Duke by her bankrupt father. This turns her life upside down. She is completely outraged and defies her new lord completely. Although the Duke manages to seduce her and completely sweep her off her feet, Whitney is adamant to not let her true love for Paul die. This novel takes its readers through a roller coaster ride of emotions, human dreams, and the limits one can reach to pursue his/her dreams.
About Judith McNaught
Judith McNaught is no new name in the field of writing. She is a bestselling author of more than 10 novels, which include genres like history, suspense, and romance. She gained popularity for being the first female executive producer at a CBS radio station. Born on May 10, 1944 in San Luis Obispo, Judith completed her major in Business from the Northwestern University. Whitney, My Love was her debut novel, which she penned down between 1978 and 1982. In her entire career, she has won some of the best awards like the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Best New Historical Romance, Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Harlequin Super romance, and Affaire de Coeur Golden Pen Certificate and Affaire de Coeur Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Historical Romance. She received all these awards successively, starting from 1985 to 1987. Her books can be ordered online in paperback ISBN-10: 0671776096 or ISBN-13: 978-0671776091.