• 131. The Ruthless Rake

    Barbara Cartland

    Barbara Cartland Ebooks Ltd

    Left on the verge of starvation by her dissolute father’s gambling and drinking, the beautiful but resourceful young Syringa Melton is at her wits’ end. Not only has their delightful Manor House and all its contents been put up for sale at auction to pay off his huge debts, but also her beloved horse, Mercury. When the rakishly handsome Earl of Rothingham overhears her sobbing to Mercury in a last desperate farewell, his heart melts for her and without Syringa’s knowledge he not only buys the Manor House and Mercury but as well, through a strange misunderstanding , Syringa herself! A man determined to avoid marriage at all costs, the Earl finds himself reluctantly but irresistibly drawn to this innocent beauty who compares him to the Roman God, Jupiter, no less! But soon the conceited but enchanting Lady Elaine Wilmot, determined to snare the Earl for herself, entraps Syringa in a wicked plot that leaves the young beauty terrified and threatened in the filth of Newgate Prison, facing a flogging and the gallows. Unless, as she prays fervently over and over again, her ‘Jupiter’ can come to her rescue.
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    Páginas 198
    Peso do arquivo 0.67MB
    Ano da publicação 2020
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    Left on the verge of starvation by her dissolute father’s gambling and drinking, the beautiful but resourceful young Syringa Melton is at her wits’ end. Not only has their delightful Manor House and all its contents been put up for sale at auction to pay off his huge debts, but also her beloved horse, Mercury. When the rakishly handsome Earl of Rothingham overhears her sobbing to Mercury in a last desperate farewell, his heart melts for her and without Syringa’s knowledge he not only buys the Manor House and Mercury but as well, through a strange misunderstanding , Syringa herself! A man determined to avoid marriage at all costs, the Earl finds himself reluctantly but irresistibly drawn to this innocent beauty who compares him to the Roman God, Jupiter, no less! But soon the conceited but enchanting Lady Elaine Wilmot, determined to snare the Earl for herself, entraps Syringa in a wicked plot that leaves the young beauty terrified and threatened in the filth of Newgate Prison, facing a flogging and the gallows. Unless, as she prays fervently over and over again, her ‘Jupiter’ can come to her rescue.
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    Ficha técnica

    • Autor(a) Barbara Cartland
    • Tradutor(a)
    • Gênero Romance Histórico
    • Editora Barbara Cartland Ebooks Ltd
    • Páginas 198
    • Ano 2020
    • Edição
    • Idioma Inglês
    • ISBN 9781782137528
    • Peso do arquivo 0.67MB