Meztikora Suspend my disbelief, but do not force me to think that this is an alternate universe. Which leads to her being abducted by that hazarr boar, when Justins bitch of a mother solds her. Hazard of Hearts Barbara Cartland No preview available — The dowager marchioness is despicable, immoral, vicious, selfish, hzzard with controlling her sonand addicted to gambling and opium. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

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Merg A very good VHS video cassette. She persuaded the H to become more optimistic about his future, even though he was a jealous and possessive idiot because cousin Gervase had lied and spread nasty rumours about her. Either way it meant dishonor — and the end of her dreams. With her freedom lost on the turn of a card, Serena is bound by a debt of honour to marry. At various parts of the story he says romantic things in babrara strange way, to her.

Yes her own words! Barbara Cartland McCorquodale passed away on 21 Maywith still unpublished manuscripts, that are being published posthumously. The characters are well-written, flexible and variably responsive to the developments of the plot, and I enjoyed the double perspective which revealed the inner thoughts and feelings of the two antagonistic characters, Serena, and the Marchioness.

But then a cruel fate dealt her a shattering blow. A Saga of Hearts 2 books. Mar 11, Mira rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

I think I remember the plot of his novel more because of the movie than the novel but ah well. Father bet his 14yr old daughter to a rich man Lord or Baron? She looked her in the face and said: It has everything you could want, a brilliant story, a gorgeous leading man! Can the course of true love run smoothly for them? I was fooled by Helena Bonham Carters excellent interpretation.

Aug 17, Genieve Ong rated it it was ok. A Hazard Of Hearts. T E helpme barbaracartland. She also finds out that her heart beats much faster, when she is next to Justin. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


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But then a cruel fate dealt her a shattering blow. Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Mar 11, Mira rated it really liked it Shelves: This page was last edited on 6 Februaryat Yes her own words! This is my favourite book of hers. Serena had a rescue from unsuspected source. In the book he had fled to Holland after dishonourably shooting Justin too early in the duel, and was never mentioned again. Books by Hazarrd Cartland.


A Hazard Of Hearts

Start your review of A Hazard of Hearts Write a review Shelves: virginal-heroine , sexy-hot-hero , beautiful-heroine , fucked-up-relatives , hero-celibate-during-separation , heroine-celibate-during-separation , hero-was-a-stubborn-asshole , badass-hero , pathetic-ow , no-sex This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Serena finds herself at the mercy of Justin after her father gambles with the H and loses; the end result is that the heroine loses not only her home, Staverley, but also her freedom because her father had gambled away her hand in marriage. After he lost the wager, her father then went and got killed in a duel. The issue of the marriage is put on hold for a while until they get to know each other better.


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Published 02 February After her mother died when Serena Staverley was just nine, her father, Sir Giles, indulged his deep passion for gambling, leaving his only child in charge of an impoverished household. Now a stunningly beautiful young woman, Serena is mortified to hear that her father has been killed in a duel. Worse still, it seems that he went willingly, even deliberately to his death. But why? The appalling answer is presented by her much-loved cousin Nicholas who suddenly proposes marriage — to save Serena from a terrible fate — Sir Giles has not only lost the Staverley estate on the turn of 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.

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