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 Ravenscar, speeding to the faro tables to buy the hussy off. — To Ravenscar's surprise, Deborah turned out to be remarkably hand... more »some, 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