Philippa Carr [kindle Pdf] Knave of Hearts


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  • Knave of Hearts
  • Philippa Carr
  • en
  • 15 August 2019
  • 9780002227247

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

  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

  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

  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 re

  8. says:

    The royalty feeling is just their It is a book of love and hatred jealousy confusion hesitation forgiveness and revelationSome of the turn arounds aren't just of my liking

  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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Knave of Hearts

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 XV's. 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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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 for libe. 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 ridiculuos for meUntil this moment over the plot has been predictable and I think I can imagine the end she and Dickon are going to live happily ever after right and not really amusing Sometimes I have found myself just turning pages in an attempt to give the novel a second chance but it was in vain I couldn t even find the love partIn conclusion since after 200 pages it has left me completely indifferent I uit reading it

Characters Knave of Hearts

Rty 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


About the Author: Philippa Carr

Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best known apart from Plaidy are