Pierre; or, The Ambiguities

Publisher: New Canadian Library
Pierre Glendinning, Jr. has a good life – he stands to inherit his deceased father’s sizeable estate, and is engaged to be married in a very favourable match. Everything is thrown off kilter upon the arrival of Isabel Banford, a young woman claiming to be his father’s illegitimate child, and thus his half-sister. Caught up by his desire to help this young woman – and his undeniable attraction to her – Pierre concocts a plan to see that she will inherit part of their father’s estate, without casting scandal on his family. But as his schemes start to go awry, Pierre must increasingly grapple with the prospect that he has thrown away his happy life for nothing…
 
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