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The Mask of Love - cover

The Mask of Love

Barbara Cartland

Publisher: Barbara Cartland

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Summary

A half-English, masked but clearly beautiful young girl flees an arranged marriage to an aging Marchese into the gaiety and chaos of the Venice Carnival… A dashingly handsome Marquis in Venice on a top-secret mission for the English Prime Minister… A terrible storm that blows the Marquis’s yacht off course and into the hands of murderous and lustful Barbary Pirates… A hastily arranged prison wedding to save her from a Fate worse than death. And a kiss that changes two lives forever…
Available since: 05/24/2023.
Print length: 245 pages.

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