Hazard of Hearts (The Eternal Collection) – Kindle edition by Barbara Cartland. Romance Kindle eBooks @ A Hazard Of Hearts by Barbara Cartland. Serena Staverley was happy at Staverley Court. She loved to roam the stately gardens of her family. A HAZARD OF HEARTS by Barbara Cartland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Historical Romance Historical Romance. She also finds out that her heart beats much faster, when she is next to Justin. This is my favourite book of barbsra. Serena gets a bit of backbone, however, and absolutely refuses her cousin’s offer: There was a sudden cry of voices, harsh and inhuman, and for one moment Padlett’s voice was high above the rest.
We can notify you when this item is back in stock. In the book Justin had to gamble and win funds to fill the bottomless pit that was his mother! This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The appalling answer is presented by her much-loved cousin Nicholas who suddenly proposes marriage – to save Haxard from a terrible hzaard – Sir Giles has not only lost the Staverley estate on the turn caryland a card, but he has also gambled away the hand in marriage of his lovely daughter, along with her eighty thousand pounds inheritance all in a last desperate bet to try and best his arch-rival at the tables, Lord Vulcan.
Eventually, the dowager learns that Serena has a dowry that her maternal grandfather left to her; it’s 80 pounds and the heroine’s gamblerholic late father couldn’t get his hands on it because of the legal stipulations in his father in law’s will. Cattland men were nearly all middle-aged, rich, raffish and heavily flirtatious, while the women with their glittering array of jewellery, their painted faces, dyed hair and fashionable affectations might all have been related; and they certainly had that similar antipathy to each other which relations so often display.
Orphan, wealthy and beautiful, Serena will barbra to be strong and brave to discover what dark secrets hide in the house of Mandrake and in the heart of the Justin. But Serena don’t wanna have anything to do with him. A strange, cold man whose cliff top mansion echoed with terrible secrets.
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PS Now I’m not sure, but cagtland could be that some parts I mentioned could be from the movie. There’s this evil man in the heartd, Lord Wrotham who has always beat her father and one day Serena’s father bets everything he owns including his daughter’s hand in marriage.
After od Serena and realising that she is much younger and more attractive than he had imagined, he installs her as a guest at Mandrake, his family home, despite the opposition of Justin’s mother, Lady Harriet Vulcan. I looked for this book for ages after watching the drama adaptation with Helena Bonham Carter and Marcus Gilbert.
My friend Anne actually found it and bought it for me. I think we are assured now in our study of the regency that even were such play to be done, it would be considered debasing against all sides, and that would mean the hero we learn to know in this story, Lord Vulcan, would never engage in czrtland.
I think that is the disconnect. But then a cruel fate dealt her a shattering blow. Justin’s mother is an addicted gambler and gangster. A Saga of Hearts 2 books. Hearst as with most evil MILs, she cannot stand the virginal and sweet h and takes it upon herself to get rid of her in one way or another including but not limited to getting her abducted by malicious men with less than honourable intentions. And to tell the truth, although I like some of them well enough, most romances are so dumb Jul 01, Marie rated it it was amazing.
Put his own daughter on game of cards, lose her a I find about this book, hhearts first I saw movie.
She could run, or she could bow to the will of the brooding stranger who held her father’s debt. And Lord Vulcan so dreamy and such a perfect gentleman although a bit aloof and not very trusting.
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And, as expected, the forces of Goodness totally devoured all the forces of Evil. She rushes off, without a chaperone, to look for him after she hears that he’s been wounded in a duel with Lord Wrotham.
With her freedom lost on the turn of a card, Serena is bound by a debt of honour to marry.
I’ve read of evil mom-in-laws before, but Harriet MIL is in a league of her own. It was slow in some parts while quick in others. I wanna you to watch it too.
Worse still, it seems that he went willingly, even deliberately to his death. And then, don’t being able to face up, what he done, he shoot himself. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Spoilers Spoilers The differences between the movie and book: 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.
She could run, or she could bow to the will of the brooding stranger who held her father’s debt. All in all pretty good read. A Hazard of Hearts is a made-for-television romantic film starring Helena Bonham Carter in one of her first major roles.
Can the course of true love run smoothly for them? This is the H, Justin: Serena has little alternative but to marry a man whose wicked ways have contributed to her family’s downfall. She gathered as many wedding dresses as she could so that service brides would have a white gown to wear on their wedding day.
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A Hazard of Hearts by Barbara Cartland
It also has a very nice movie Helena Bonham Carter plays the main role by the same name. Search the history of over billion web pages on hearhs Internet. Another stone, a big one, caught her between the eyes, and barbafa she staggered with the impact of the blow, there came another and yet another. If you love historical stories, this is a must read. Staverley agrees and loses once again, but unable to face his daughter, Serena, he kills himself.