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Love and Linda

Barbara Cartland

Publisher: Barbara Cartland

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Summary

The rags to riches and romance tale of Linda Snell takes us on a rollercoaster ride of a life – from sleazy beginnings via a Convent school to the glamour of the West End stage and the London fashion scene.
 
Pursued by all the wrong men and eluded by the right ones, Linda scales the dizzy heights where her passion for Harry, a world-famous aviator, is dashed by his sudden death. Marrying in desperation the wrong man for all the wrong reasons, humble is transformed into Lady Blaxly but still happiness is a distant dream… Until one unlikely man holds out the hope that Linda will finally find a true and lasting love.
Available since: 11/01/2022.
Print length: 298 pages.

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