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Faro's daughter: Regency Romances Series, Book 5

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Fiery, strong-willed Deb Grantham, who presides over a gaming house with her aunt, is hardly the perfect wife for the young and naive Lord Mablethorpe. His lordship's family are scandalised that he proposes to marry one of 'faro's daughters', and his cousin - the proud, wealthy Max Ravenscar - decides to take the matter in hand. Ravenscar always gets his way, but as he and Miss Grantham lock horns, they become increasingly drawn to each other. Amidst all the misunderstandings and entanglements, has Ravenscar finally met his match?
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Beautiful Deborah Grantham, mistress of her aunt's elegant gaming house, must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers. One is from an older, very rich and rather corpulent lord whose reputation for licentious behavior disgusts her; the other from the young, puppyish scion of a noble family whose relatives are convinced she is a fortune hunter.
Max Ravenscar, uncle to her young suitor, comes to buy her off, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion...
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series Classic fiction, Regency Romances
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subject_facet England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Gambling -- Fiction, Love stories, Love stories, English, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Regency fiction, Romance fiction
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title_full Faro's Daughter, Faro's Daughter Regency Romances Series, Book 5, Faro's daughter / Georgette Heyer, Faro's daughter [electronic resource] / Georgette Heyer
title_short Faro's daughter
title_sub Regency Romances Series, Book 5
topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Gambling, Historical Fiction, Love stories, English, Man-woman relationships, Romance, Romance fiction, Social life and customs