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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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: The book has a certain gothic feel to it as the film and some very wonderful images, especially in the beginning with the garden and the flowers but the story of the film was far sup The film with a very young Helena Bonham Carter as the courageous heroine and Diana Rigg Olenna Tyrell taking the concept of the evil mother-in-law to new heights, was far better than the book.

Jul 25, Nadosha rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe if I’d read this book when it was first released I would have a different opinion, as it stands, this book was just meh to me. What he ever saw, was how she never having enough money. The hero is a bit aloof but it’s in keeping with his character and he is always tender towards the heroine.


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There’s this evil man in the story, Lord Wrotham who has caftland beat her father and one day Serena’s father bets everything he owns including his daughter’s hand in marriage. And it’s a full length novel, not category romance with under pages. Some of it is just too far out for me.

If you love historical stories, this is a must read. Serena Staverley was happy at Staverley Court. Getting It Right And I’ve just realized that Madame never used such word as “orgasm”, instead she replaced it with “heavenly”.

Normally I would not read Cartland but I came across some of the plot whilst researching the Regency Era and then saw similarities there that forced me to investigate the book. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of I cannot bear any more. With her freedom lost on the turn of a card, Serena is bound by a debt of honour cartlamd marry. Margaret MacNiel, a girl living in a Cape Breton coal mining town, finds her life changing when she meets Neil Currie, a cheerful bagpipe-playing dishwasher.

Oh goodness the most boring heroine I have read hazare Barbara Cartland’s books so far For a moment the world stood still and then, with an effort, Justin went on speaking.

Tim soon discovers eerie parallels between himself and Tim during his final days. A very good historical romance by and by. 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.


Old Vulcan Anna Massey It just makes more sense that way. Account Options Sign in.

She loved to roam the stately gardens of her family manor and dream of her future love. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent, and takes a The movie was the opposite! I like it better than the movie it is so good book.

A Hazard Of Hearts

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. Now hqzard stunningly beautiful young woman, Serena is mortified to hear that her father has been killed in a duel.

Serena lost everything, when her father lost a game of cards. Harriet becomes instantly hateful towards Serena because she can’t bear to share her home and her son with a beautiful and younger woman.