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The fortune hunter: a novel

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Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as Sisi, is the Princess Diana of nineteenth-century Europe. Famously beautiful, as captured in a portrait with diamond stars in her hair, she is unfulfilled in her marriage to the older Emperor Franz Joseph. Sisi has spent years evading the stifling formality of royal life on her private train or yacht or, whenever she can, on the back of a horse.

Captain Bay Middleton is dashing, young, and the finest horseman in England. He is also impoverished, with no hope of buying the horse needed to win the Grand National--until he meets Charlotte Baird. A clever, plainspoken heiress whose money gives her a choice among suitors, Charlotte falls in love with Bay, the first man to really notice her, for his vulnerability as well as his glamour. When Sisi joins the legendary hunt organized by Earl Spencer in England, Bay is asked to guide her on the treacherous course. Their shared passion for riding leads to an infatuation that jeopardizes the growing bond between Bay and Charlotte, and threatens all of their futures.

The Fortune Hunter, a brilliant new novel by Daisy Goodwin, is a lush, irresistible story of the public lives and private longings of grand historical figures.

 
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9781250043894
9781427255228
9781427236111
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9781410470911
9781466842243
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Full title fortune hunter
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographical fiction, English, Elisabeth, -- Empress, consort of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, -- 1837-1898 -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, Fortune hunters -- Fiction, Heiresses -- Fiction, Historical fiction, English, Large type books, Love stories, English, Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
title_display The fortune hunter : a novel
title_full The Fortune Hunter A Novel, The fortune hunter : a novel / Daisy Goodwin, The fortune hunter [sound recording] : a novel / Daisy Goodwin, The fortune hunter [text (large print)] / Daisy Goodwin
title_short The fortune hunter :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biographical fiction, English, Elisabeth, Fiction, Fortune hunters, Heiresses, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, English, Large type books, Literature, Love stories, English, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)