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Charlotte d'AubigneLottie came to her father's home in France a girl but with a woman's beauty and desires Lonely for her beloved English countryside estranged from the boy she had always adored she was soon to be swept away by the glitter of Louis Knave of PDF. A Story of Growing Up in France Before the Revolution and Finding a Love Thought LostPhilippa Carr is the historical romance author you may know as Victoria Holt also a pen name This is 10 in her 20 book Daughters of England series but can be read as a stand aloneSet in the late 18th century beginning in England in 1767 it tells of beautiful Charlotte d Aubigne Lottie who when she was twelve learned her real father was a French comte and her home was to be in France She does not want to leave her beloved English home nor does she want to leave Dickon the boy she has always adored and wanted to marry But she is young and her English mother and French father decide Dickon is not the best choice So they take her away to Louis XV s France and to her father s great estateAs the years pass Lottie forgets her youth and becomes emerged in all things French and the tumultuous times that follow the American War New love comes to her in the person of Charles de Tourville a man who though inconstant loves Lottie But he wants to fight for America s liberty so encouraged by Dickon who has been a constant guest Charles leaves Lottie in France with their two children and goes off to fight Lottie is consoled by her family and her friend Lisette a bastard like herselfThis is a story steeped in the tumultuous history of the times and provides a tale of jealousy and betrayal on many levels Lottie has a very practical nature that allows her to change from her idealistic youth to a mature acceptance of the weaknesses in others And coming full circle she returns to England for a visit where Dickon still remembers herIf you like Victoria Holt s mysteries this might appeal It did to me Told from the first person you are always only in Lottie s mind but you know the thoughts of others as they reveal them I liked the detail and the complicated relationships but the romance was a bit disappointing possibly because neither Charles nor Dickon was a compelling hero It seemed both were knaves And the passion seemed to be on their part than Lottie s A compelling figure was her father the comte Still it s a very good read and there are some exciting scenes as the country moves toward the Revolution

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EPUB or XV's Paris As the months passed turning into years Lottie would be hurled into a tempest of events forever altering her life changing the course of history New love would come in the person of a man whose private passions would eual his great craving fo. I liked this book but the characters were a little weak Or maybe I was trying to compare Lottie to Carlotta Philippa Carr tries to introduce another Carlotta by Lottie s looks incarnated but there will never be another Carlotta Main Also Dickon s change of character was kind of sudden and without a gradual dawning except a one or two paragraphs at the end of the book Also these books are so precise as far as dates ages of people and financial standing I was kind of bugged that Lottie was penniless at the end of the book Excuse me but didn t she have a ton of money handed down to her from her grandmother Clarissaremember the South Sea Bubble in Will You Love Me In September Eversleigh was something handed down to that branch of the family that they never expected

Characters Knave of Hearts

R liberty And an old love too his mission in France enigmatic his motives veiled She would know joy and treachery grief and triumph and the advent of a time when heads would roll chaos prevail and the fates of those she loved to be thrown in most dire jeopardy.. This was not one of the Daughters of England series but a separate release of the same story


10 thoughts on “Knave of Hearts

  1. says:

    How anyone can make the French Revolution boring is beyond me but trust CarrPlaidy to do it

  2. says:

    A Story of Growing Up in France Before the Revolution and Finding a Love Thought LostPhilippa Carr is the historical romance author you may know as Victoria Holt also a pen name This is #10 in her 20 book “Daughters of England” series but can be read as a stand aloneSet in the late 18th century beginning in England in 1767 it

  3. says:

    Good entry in the Daughters of England series Dickon was much tolerable in this one Again though I hate the bad boys

  4. says:

    Another good book from this series

  5. says:

    I reached the middle of this novel but I declare myself unable to finish itOne of the problems I've found with it is the little sympathy I feel for the characters I can't stand them All seem to be kids inmature and not enough developed The fact that two grown up men can gamble their future going to war no and no less while playing cards seem

  6. says:

    I liked this book but the characters were a little weak Or maybe I was trying to compare Lottie to Carlotta Philippa Carr tries to introduce another Carlotta by Lottie's looks incarnated but there will never be another Carlotta Main Also Dickon's change of character was kind of sudden and without a gradual dawning except a one or two parag

  7. says:

    The cover on this particular version of this book makes it seem like it's one of those steamy cheap romance novels but that is not the case This is one of Philippa Carr's DAUGHTER OF ENGLAND BOOKS 10 books in her series I really enjoyed this book and one reason is that it is a historical novel and you get to le

  8. says:

    The royalty feeling is just their It is a book of love and hatred jealousy confusion hesitation forgiveness and revelation

  9. says:

    This was not one of the Daughters of England series but a separate release of the same story

  10. says:

    A bit slower than the others in the series Still don't like Dickon from the previous book and the role he plays in this one

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