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These Old Shades / The Devil's Cub (Alastair Trilogy, Bks 1 & 2)
These Old Shades / The Devil's Cub - Alastair Trilogy, Bks 1 & 2 Author:Georgette Heyer THESE OLD SHADES — Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon known as 'Satanas', flourishes amid the corruption and intrigue of Paris in the reign of Louis XV. He is planning a long over due revenge on the Comte de St Vire when he plucks Leon, a red-headed urchin with strangely familiar looks, from a dark Parisian backstreet. Amon... more »g the splendors of Versailles and the grand mansions of England, Justin unfolds his sinister plans - until, that is, Leon becomes the ravishing beauty Leonie...
The Excesses of the young Marquis of Vidal are even wilder than his father's before him. Not for nothing is the reckless duelist and gamester called 'the Devil's Cub'. But when he is forced to leave the country, Mary Challoner discovers his wicked plans to abduct her sister. And only by daring to impersonate her can Mary save her sister from certain ruin.« less