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A Ghost in Monte Carlo

3.57  ·  Rating Details  ·  155 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Pawn of Vengeance
It was the gayest season Monte Carlo had ever known, and of all the beautiful bejewelled women, Mademoiselle Fantôme was causing a sensation. Who was the exquisite “ghost,” with her shining golden hair and dreaming dark eyes? Why did her formidable aunt guard her so carefully?
Even Mademoiselle herself did not understand the seductive role she was playing.
Mass Market Paperback, 329 pages
Published May 1973 by Pyramid (first published 1951)
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Judith Brennan
A quick, predictable read with a very silly plot. I would put a spoiler alert, but if you don't work out the big plan of revenge is to make the prince fall in love with his sister to ruin his life, you would be even more stupid then the heroine. The book centers round Mistral,an orphan brought up in a convent, who goes to live with her Aunt Emile who wants revenge for the death of her sister. Mistral lacks intelligence to such an extent, that she is not entirely sure that something is wrong even ...more
Nov 23, 2014 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Truly enjoyed this book from cover to cover. Want to find more books like this.
Sep 15, 2011 Le marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
i like to read this book while i just watched its movie. Anyone who have this ebook? please show me the link that i can download it.

Many thanks
L. (Climbing Mt. TBR one page at a time)
Readers don't give Babs enough credit. Sure, her heroines are all Mary Sues, but at least stuff is happening and I have yet to be bored.
Nick Stewart
Nov 12, 2013 Nick Stewart rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For an author who despises vulgarity and knows her way around a euphemism, Ms. Cartland sure uses the word " ejaculate" an awful lot.
Oct 28, 2013 Amber rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Oh, god, why?! *How did I ever think Barbara Cartland was a good writer and why did I buy a collection I feel obliged to finish?*
Amy Sanders
May 17, 2010 Amy Sanders rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
one of the few i would actually comment on.
i was more drawn to the family plot than the romance in this one.
Dec 11, 2012 Shelley rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nostalgia
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Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland was a English writer, during her long career, she wrote over 700 books, making her one of the most prolific authors of the 20th century. She sold over 1,000 million copies throughout the world, earning her a place in the Guinness Book of Records. The world's most famous romantic novelist, she also wrote autobiographies, biographies, health and cookery books, and ...more
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