Bid Me Love is a novel written by Denise Robins. It was first published in England in 1914 by Heinemann. The novel is set in the early years of the 20th century. It tells the story of two young people, Stella and Lionel, who fall in love and are forced to part ways.
The story begins when Stella, a young girl from a wealthy family, is sent to live with her aunt in London. There, she meets Lionel, a poor but handsome young man who works as a clerk in a solicitor’s office. The two quickly fall in love, but their relationship is opposed by Stella’s family.
Despite the obstacles, Stella and Lionel decide to elope. However, on the night of their escape, Lionel is seriously injured in a car accident. He is left paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair.
Devastated by Lionel’s condition, Stella agrees to marry another man, a wealthy lord who can provide her with the life of luxury she is accustomed to. But she remains in love with Lionel and cannot forget him.
The novel ends with a tragic turn of events that will leave readers heartbroken. But despite the tragedy, Bid Me Love is a beautiful story of everlasting love.