HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

A Tangled Web by Barbara Cartland
Loading...

A Tangled Web

by Barbara Cartland

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
14None683,257 (3.25)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Sir Peter wants his sister Carola Greton to pretend to be the Marquis of Broxburne's wife, to foil an American multi-millionaire's wish to marry off his daughter to an English lord. Carola was only a sheltered young country gentlewoman, and the Marquis was the master of magnificent Brox Hall and the darling of highest Society. It was a delicate deception, intended to shield the Marquis from the matrimonial ambitions of a wealthy American. Carola could never have foreseen the dangers: an amorous and cynical Duke, a pair of ruthless kidnappers -- and most perilous of all, her love for the imperious Marquis, and a fervent hope that sweet pretence might become joyously real! But it is not easy for Carola and Mary-Lee to find the love they both seek.
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Demure young beauty Carola Greton's brother, Sir Peter, comes home from London with a very strange proposition for his sister. He asks her to pretend for a few days to be the wife of his friend, the Marquis of Broxburne! The reason for the charade is that the Marquis is in line for the post of Chairman of a new automobile Company founded by an American acquaintance, the multimillionaire Mr. Alton Westwood. Although eager to secure the position of Chairman, the Marquis is desperate to avoid Mr. Westwood's attempts to marry him off to his daughter Mary-Lou - so he has told the American that he is already married. And that is where Carola comes in - playacting the part of the Marchioness of Broxburne for the duration of the Westwoods' stay at Brox Hall. Thus begins a tangled web that leads to Carola pretending to be her brother's cousin as well. It is a web that ties her in knots of anguish when she falls head over heels in love, but it seems that her own lies will ensure that this Divine love can never be fulfilled -… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.25)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5 1
3
3.5
4 1
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,413,522 books! | Top bar: Always visible