Faros Daughter Georgette Heyer


Published: 1967


278 pages


Faros Daughter  by  Georgette Heyer

Faros Daughter by Georgette Heyer
1967 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 278 pages | ISBN: | 5.68 Mb

THE HIGH STAKES OF LOVESkilled in the art of card playing, Deborah Grantham, a gamblers daughter, uses that skill as her sole means of support as mistress of her aunts elegant and exclusive gaming club in 18th-century London. The beautiful young must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers. One is from an older, very rich and rather corpulent lord whose reputation for licentious behavior disgusts her- the other from the young, puppyish scion of a noble family whose relatives are convinced she is a fortune hunter.Lady Mablethorpe was aghast.

Her young son Adrian was marrying Miss Deborah Grantham--a gambling-club wench! Thus she sent her trusted nephew, the vastly wealthy, clever, and imperturbable Max Ravenscar, speeding to the faro tables to buy the hussy off. To Ravenscars surprise, Deborah turned out to be remarkably handsome, witty, and--he could scarcely believe it--well-bred. Nevertheless, he expected shed be grateful far the price he offered to give up her young suitor. Arrogant Ravenscar comes to buy her off, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion....

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