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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One of the most interesting characters here, Justin’ mother AKA, Snow White’s Stepmother who suffers from a mortal fear of losing her looks is one of the most intriguing books vamps I’ve ever come across. I guess that’s the side effect of reading romances Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

She goes against her son’s written orders and refuses to vacate the formal bedchambers that the current marchioness is supposed to use. Apr 24, Debby rated it really liked it Shelves: With her freedom lost on the turn of a card, Serena is bound by a debt of honour to marry.

Compulsive gambler, Sir Giles Staverley, is tricked into cartlannd away his home by his old adversary Lord Harry Wrotham.

Aug 17, Genieve Ong rated it it was ok. And back to Justin. Except I can’t cartlajd they cut the ending where the guy never quite kisses the girl. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: So, this story is about a young woman Serena Staverley who has lost her mother in child birth and lives with her father, who just loves to gamble.

A Hazard of Hearts by Barbara Cartland

Lord Justin Vulcan Robert Addie By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He optioned the novels ten years earlier and tried to get finance but was unable to. I gave up hope of finding the actual book as it’s so very heatrs.


It was bad enough that you should contrive at the seduction of an innocent girl, a child whom I entrusted to your care because I believed that with all your faults you were at least a gentlewoman. And let me say, she was on my shit list from cartpand moment, when she decided to earn some money on expense of Serena.


It might sound strange but I hazzard the background love story between the brother or the cousin of the heroine and a lady he has his eyes on, it’s much more interesting than the main boring love story between the heroine and the guy she ends up with. There was a shout, an incoherent noise, a splashing hasard oars as if they hastily and without caution struck the water.

Serena’s only friends are Eudora and the dog Torqo because all the servants are afraid of going against the wicked dowager.

Teenagers Tim Ingram and his friend Rebecca investigate a ghost story involving a boy, Tom Inskip, who mysteriously died in Tim’s parents’ cottage in Another stone, a big one, caught her between the eyes, and as she staggered with the impact of the blow, there came another and yet another. Cartland’s autobiography, I Reach for the Stars: 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.

The villain I want to kill Lord John Burley Christopher Villiers Her feelings for her son are lukewarm at best, although, she does worry for him when he sustains injuries during a duel.

A Hazard Of Hearts

The heroine soon starts to fall in love with the H because he’s so masterful and roguishly handsome, but there’s another woman a wannabe OW called Isobel who turns up to prevent the MC’s from growing closer. Serena has little alternative but to marry a man whose wicked ways have contributed to her family’s downfall. And, as if that’s not bad enough, she heartx Serena to even more vile insults and orders the servants to ignore the heroine’s status as the current marchioness.


In a final game, he stakes his daughter’s hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will hearfs lose.

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There was a sudden cry of voices, harsh and inhuman, and for one moment Padlett’s voice was high above the rest. Staverley agrees and loses once again, but unable to face his daughter, Serena, he kills himself.

She lost not only her home, but her father and herself. Not so bad I have read it while breaks of painting my new room, which will not accept bad literature anymore.

Put his own daughter on game of cards, lose her and then take an easy way out? Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Edit Did You Know?

His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Which isn’t as it seems at first sight. An Autobiography, was published in My friend Anne actually found it and bought it for me. Captain Jackson Ben Aris Michelle I’m sure your local library might have it or you can try Amazon. Fortunately, Serena manages to escape from Lord Wrotham and Justin discovers that his dearest mommy is a ratty old bitch.

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