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Desperate Defiance (Barbara Cartland, No. 73) (original 1936; edition 1975)

by Barbara Cartland

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Title:Desperate Defiance (Barbara Cartland, No. 73)
Authors:Barbara Cartland
Info:Pyramid Books (1975), Mass Market Paperback, 190 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:read-2001, 2001-read

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Desperate Defiance by Barbara Cartland (1936)



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To be alone with him was all Vivian desired. To feel Jimmy Loring's lips on hers, to hear his tender words of love was a dream of ecstasy. Then one night, as they stood together in the shadows of a summer-hous in Monte Carlo, she knew his love was hers no more.

Before she could recover from her shock or summon the breath to speak, she sensed another's pressence somewhere in teh quiet garden. A mystery man whom she could no see, but whose voice urged her to keep a secret. That secret would sweep her half way round the world on a perilous rendezvous with love!
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Professor Carrow's trip to Tibet on British Government business provides an ideal opportunity for his daughter, Vivian, to try to forget her recent heartbreak. She decides to make the journey alone and by sea. The voyage, however, is not to be an uneventful one. She discovers, to her horror, that Captain Alexander - a man she believes to be a murderer and a spy - is also on board. Vivian little realises that he is to play such an important part in the web of danger and intrigue that awaits her in Tibet - adventures that are to lead to happiness and love.… (more)

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