Book Read Online These Old Shades (Alastair, #1) by Georgette Heyer

Book Read Online These Old Shades (Alastair, #1) by Georgette Heyer

These Old Shades (Alastair, #1)

Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his soubriquet Satanas , flourishes as well Then, from a dark Parisian back alley, he plucks Leon, a redheaded urchin with strangely familiar looks, just in time for his long over due schemes of revenge on the Comte de Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his soubriquet Satanas , flourishes as well Then, from a dark Parisian back alley, he plucks Leon, a redheaded urchin with strangely familiar looks, just in time for his long over due schemes of revenge on the Comte de St Vire Among the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, Justin begins to unfold his sinister plans until, that is, Leon becomes the ravishing beauty Leonie Unanswered questions.Lovely, titian haired Leonie, ward of the dashing Duke of Avon, had all Paris at her feet Yet her true origins remained shrouded in mystery And neither the glittering soirees nor the young aristocrats who so ardently courted her could still the question that plagued her young heart.What was her mysterious parentage Just one man held the secret, the one she feared most in the world the iron willed Comte de Saint Vire, deadly enemy of the Duke He would give her the answer for a price But could she betray the man she secretly, helplessly loved And could this proud young beauty bear to face the truth when it came

Title : These Old Shades (Alastair, #1)
Author :  Georgette Heyer
Language : English
Isbn : 0099465825
Format : Paperback
Pages : 352 pages

Rating: 4.9

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