A Hazard of Hearts [Barbara Cartland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Serena was happy at Staverley. She loved to roam the stately. A HAZARD OF HEARTS by Barbara Cartland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. LibraryThing Review. User Review – DWWilkin – LibraryThing. Normally I would not read Cartland but I came across some of the plot whilst researching the.
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She also hazafd out that her heart beats much faster, when she is next to Justin. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. It was a bestseller.
A HAZARD OF HEARTS : Barbara Cartland :
One of my favorites by this author. Was this review helpful to you? A very good historical romance by and by. And maybe some angel was looking after her, because on the same night someone else offered to the old boar, to play cards with him. Trivia About A Hazard of Hearts.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All this was now the property of the infamous Lord Justin, Marquis of Vulcan — a man whose reputation made it unwise for any decent woman to be seen in his company. I was fooled by Helena Bonham Carters excellent interpretation. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. My favourite part of the novel, which stopped me and had me pondering, is one that perhaps doesn’t add much to the plot, but serves to enrich the historical background and provide the reader with beautifully drawn pictures of the society he is to encounter, and the atmosphere which was to engrave the main features of the Marchioness- one of the most important and dynamic characters of the novel: Serena lost everything, when her father lost a game of cards.
When the dowager thinks she’s gotten rid of Serena, she imbibes a lot of opium and tries to make a deal with a group of smugglers because she’s badly in need of money to support her gambling addiction and knows that Justin will not provide any.
Gavin is thirty-one-years-old and still lives with his parents. Her first novel, Jig-Saw, was published in In a final game, See 1 question about A Hazard of Hearts…. It turned out that La Flamme used to his mistress but was currently the mistress of another guy called Sir Peter.
One thing I like about Cartland’s books is her stories always have historical background. That’s when she makes a deal with a villainous guy called Lord Wrotham.
She could run, or she could bow to the will of the brooding stranger who held her father’s debt. For a moment the world stood still babara then, with an effort, Justin went on speaking.
A Hazard of Hearts
Add the first question. Jan 10, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: Either way it meant dishonor — and the end of her dreams.
Lord Vulcan wins and simply pleased that he has saved someone from the nasty Wrotham, he thinks no more about the event. Jul 12, Girl rated it it was amazing.
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Of course, this wouldn’t be a Barbara Cartland novel if the heroine doesn’t do a couple of stupid things that temporarily derail the smooth route to a happy ever after. What’s more, she’s a part time smuggler gasp!
So in comes the hero Justin Vulcan, a man known to be cold and has never lost a bet in his life, he overhears the bet, and when Lord Staverley leaves, he bets Wrotham and beat him, but it’s too late, because Mr.