Faro's Daughter Author:Georgette Heyer THE HIGH STAKES OF LOVE. Lady Mablethorpe was aghast. Her young son Adrian was marrying Miss Deborah Grantham -- a gambling club wench! Thus she sent her trusted nephew, the vastly wealthy, clever, and imperturbable Max Ravensear, speeding to the faro tables to buy the hussy off. To Ravensear's surprise, Deborah turned out to be remarkably h... more »andsome, witty and -- he could scarcely believe it -- well bred. Nevertheless, he expected she'd be grateful for the price he offered to give up the young lord.
England's best-loved novelist, Georgette Heyer is known to millions for her brilliantly entertaining Regency Romances.« less
This is Georgette Heyer at her best. it made me laugh out loud and cry and even at the same time! I loved that finally a girl with some definite spirit and rebellion enough to bring a man to "bite his lip" and ask forgiveness! Oh yeah! The ending was greater than I thought would be and it will take you through some emotions.
The only con for me was the name calling, even if said in gest, to me that would not deserve a kiss! It bothered me a bit.
But that's it. Still a great book that I will most definitely reread! I would have given it a 4.5 stars if I could have...