A Hazard of Hearts [Barbara Cartland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Serena was happy at Staverley. She loved to roam the stately. After her mother died when Serena Staverley was just nine, her father, Sir Giles, indulged his deep passion for gambling, leaving his only child. Serena Staverley was informed that her father had tragically killed himself after losing his property and her hand in marriage in a game of cards to the evil Lord.

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A Hazard Of Hearts

I don’t really know where to begin reviewing this one tho! Trivia About A Duel of Hearts. That’s the part I didn’t like. At the hazzard of the story our intrepid heroine has been abducted, without even knowing it, by a middle aged debt ridden guy called Sir Montague Reversby. Not so bad I have read it while breaks of painting my new room, which will not accept bad literature anymore.

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Aug 17, Genieve Ong rated it it was ok. I admit that the turns of the plot were not wholly convincing at some points, and some even felt implausible and a bit too dramatic for my taste, but the story is written with such beauty and feeling that I couldn’t but overlook these defects. He seemed utterly unperturbed and yet there was a touch of steel in his voice as he said quietly: And Lord Vulcan takes her away from her beloved Staverley to his majestic ancestral home, Mandrake, which is close to the sea and where Serena finds its welcome to be strange and sinister.

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Caroline’s only 18 yrs old but she’s spoilt, beautiful, a daddy’s girl princess and an heiress who wants to find the same kind of special love that her parents share. Dispatched from and sold by rdowns If you enjoy costume dramas, Dastardly goings on, heroine’s, hero’s and gorgeous leading men this is for you.

She could run, or she could bow to the will of the brooding stranger who held her father’s debt. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help!

Serena lost everything, when her father lost a game of cards. And not in a “final plot twist: And later, when she found he was in danger of hazare life, she left the glamorous whirl of an heiress to find ahzard one man who haunted her dreams.

And Hhazard Vulcan takes her away from her beloved Staverley to his majestic ancestral home, Mandrake, which is close to the sea and where Serena finds its welcome to be strange and sinister. Trivia About A Hazard of Hearts. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more.

Cartland seemed to have here in this sampling of her style and tale. It has been a vastly disturbing day and I am very tired. My aunt is an avid reader of Barbara Cartland and while investigating what sort of birthday present she would like she struck me with ” A Hazard of Hearts’ catland.


After her arrival at his ancestral home of Mandrake, she discovers by chance the secrets of his family, and is thrust into a world of smugglers, highwaymen, abduction and murder. There’s only one part of the book where he’s responsible for forward action, otherwise the story is entirely Caroline’s. Although the production feels dated the acting is superb especially routum and his cowardly ways. So Lord Vulcan wins a house and the hand of a stranger he’s never met. I would re-read it every year.

She sold over 1, million copies throughout the world, earning her a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

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A quick enjoyable read. The race and class distinctions are eye opening. Return to Book Page.

Mar 11, Mira rated it really liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think I remember the plot of his novel more because of the movie than the novel but ah well.

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Fun, light, seemingly borrowed from georgette heyer — so much from the reluctant widow — but good light romance. Zita rated it liked it Feb 22, Does anyone know where this book can be found? And I loved the movie.