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Wild Cat

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  38 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Penniless as the poorest tinker
Catriona, mistress of Strathiarrig Castle, had seen her family's fortunes squandered by her loving but eccentric father.

Then came home. The wealthy, witty, handsome Lord Carnmore wanted her as his wife. But as Lady Carnmore, Cat discovered on her wedding night the sadistic nature of her husband's desire.

Now, disguised as a boy, the beautiful
Hardcover, 282 pages
Published December 1st 1979 by St. Martin's Press (first published January 1st 1979)
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Nov 04, 2009 Becky rated it liked it
Recommended to Becky by: Kandice Zelaskowski
Poor Catriona has a run of bad luck. Her father is whimsical, fluttering around from idea to idea inventing useless things, wasting their money, and reducing their once affluent and powerful family to rags. Her mother, who is ill and weak since giving birth to Cat, willingly and happily goes along for the ride. They are oblivious, but happy in their ignorance.

But Cat is not. She grew up spoiled and pampered and free, and living like a pauper doesn't suit her. She longs for her parents to be mor
May 19, 2013 Jennivie marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I got this at either a garage sale or the thrift store. Hardcover. The art drew me in. It's sitting on my nightstand now after retrieving it from the box it has been in for half a decade. Hope to read it soon.
Christine Ruste
i found this book very romantic and full of adventure. the development of Catriona's character is very well done and the characters are delightful.
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Laura Black was a pseudonym used by Roger Erskine Longrigg, Domini Taylor. Other pseudonym's used were Frank Parrish and Ivor Drummond.
Born in Scotland in 1929, Roger Longrigg worked initially in advertising, which provided the inspiration for his first novel, 'A High Pitched Buzz' first published in 1953. His love of writing saw him delve into many genre's using pen names of Laura Black, Rosalin
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