A Knight in Paris & A Circus for Love
Publisher: Barbara Cartland
A Knight In Paris
It’s 1802 in post-Revolution Paris, the heads may have stopped rolling, but the guillotine still casts a long and terrifying shadow over surviving members of the Aristocracy.Not least the beautiful young Comtesse Lynetta de Marigny, hiding, terrified, in the bowels of the Château de Marigny, from its hateful new ‘owner’, who is bent on sending her, like her parents, to Madame Guillotine.When the dashingly decadent Darril, Earl of Charncliffe, arrives at the Château to buy fine French furniture and objets d’art for his English country seat at the request of his new fiancée the ‘Incomparable Elaine Dale, he is instantly smitten by this delicate, terrified and helpless beauty. It seems his beloved Elaine is not so ‘incomparable’ after all.The Earl is Lynetta’s Knight in Shining Armour as he smuggles her away, rolled up Cleopatra-like in a rug. Pursued by murderous revolutionaries, they make their escape posing as honeymooning newlyweds under the nose of Napoleon Bonaparte himself.But secretly love struck Lynetta yearns for their swooning charade to be real and forever.
A Circus For Love
In a thrillingly romantic twist on the age-old “boy runs away to join the circus” tale, beautiful young heiress Thelma overhears her wicked stepmother plotting to get her hands on Thelma’s fortune by forcing her to marry her stepmother’s lover. Horrified, Thelma flees on her beloved horse Dragonfly. Soon she stumbles across a magnificent house that looks like the Fairy Palace of her dreams. More amazing still, when she enters its grounds, she’s thrilled to find a circus, complete with lions, tigers, cheetahs, monkeys and a Big Top! Equally enthralled by its tall, handsome owner, the Earl of Merstone, she accepts his invitation to stay and soon Thelma and Dragonfly themselves become stars of the show. But the runaway’s dream turns to a nightmare when Thelma discovers that the Earl has an evil, scheming relative of his own – and soon the Earl will meet his murder with a starved tiger at his throat unless a trembling Thelma can save him!
Available since: 10/28/2022.
Print length: 500 pages.