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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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A Hazard of Hearts is a made-for-television romantic film starring Helena Bonham Carter in one of her first major roles. The characters are well-written, flexible and variably responsive to the developments of the plot, and Heafts enjoyed the double perspective which revealed the inner thoughts and feelings of the two antagonistic characters, Serena, and the Marchioness.

A Saga of Hearts 2 books.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. WAY better than the cheesy movie adaptation, I used to read a lot of Barbara Cartland – hszard all fluff. This was one of Barbara Cartland’s more enjoyable novels.

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I gather I’m just cynical. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

I don’t believe Hazars saying this but I liked the movie better. Abducted by a lecherous guest at Mandrake, threatened by a smuggler Marchioness, rescued by a gentleman highwayman and, resisting the marriage of convenience, Serena slowly realises that she has lost her heart to a man she thought she despised.

Good plot, heagts characters that are not overly simplified, as can be. As a teenager I’ve read many of this author’s books and generally enjoyed the light hearted and mostly clean romance that she served up Now, almost 20 years later, I find that I still appreciate her writing style.


A Hazard of Hearts by Barbara Cartland

This makes her lie to him about being in love with some other man. Jul 18, Ivy H rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 23, LaFleurBleue rated it really liked it Shelves: Description 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.

The tale revolves around the plot line of a woman being lost to our hero over the turn of the play at cards. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I could not believe, you see, that anyone could be so beautiful, so perfect as you – and come to me unsullied, unspoilt.

This book is with me. After her arrival at his ancestral home of Mandrake, she discovers by chance the secrets of his family, and is thrust into a world of smugglers, highwaymen, abduction and murder. There is evil here.

For a moment the world stood still and then, with an effort, Justin went on speaking. The dowager will get 10 pounds from Lord Wrotham, since the heroine’s dowry will only be released to her husband. Justin now finds himself in possession of the house and Serena, but has no idea of what to do with them.

And as usual all’s well that ends well.


Which isn’t as it seems at first sight. I loved you because you were so utterly different from anyone I had ever known or seen in my life before; and yet, because I was cynical, because I had been disillusioned so often and so completely by other women, I doubted what I saw with my own eyes. A Saga of Hearts 1. Serena had a rescue from unsuspected source. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Either way it meant dishonor — and the end of her dreams.


A Hazard Of Hearts

Can the course of true love run smoothly for them? And he would be an idiot to letting it go. Serena has little alternative but to marry a man whose wicked ways have contributed to her family’s downfall. The issue of the marriage is put on hold for a while until they barbaara to know each other better.

THEN he had sent Serena home to Mandrake where his mother had been informed to prepare for a wedding! Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! So, I got the book and love it too. See 1 question about A Hazard of Hearts…. A very good historical romance, which I recommand. It’s much better ‘organized’ than parts of the book.

Although young, she is capable and level-headed, she also doesn’t unnecessarily martyr herself. My friend Anne actually found it and bought it for me. A strange, cold man whose clifftop mansion echoed with terrible secrets. Either way it meant dishonor — and the end of her dreams. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One thing I like about Cartland’s books is her stories barhara have historical background.

Then, she mistakenly assumes that he’s involved with a courtesan called La Flamme.

Her father was killed in a duel after losing her hand, her inheritance and her home in a game of cards. Very dark for Barbara Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x