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The Last Waltz

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Miss Adrienne had inherited a remarkable skill at cards--and now that skill was all that could keep her and the rest of her family from ruin. In disguise she mastered every gentleman at the gaming table, but there was no disguising the fact that one gentleman in particular had become master of her heart.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 4th 1986 by Signet
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Janet
Jan 22, 2010 rated it liked it
Enjoyed this book immensely as it was refreshing to have the two main characters not be attracted or have fallen in love right from the start. It was also much more interesting to have the setting be right at the climax of the war with Napoleon - the battle of Quatre Bras and Waterloo where the characters are located in Brussels, only a few miles away from the action. The synopsis on the back of the book is very misleading. It makes it sound like the female character lead, Adrienne Castle, gambl ...more
Sharyn
May 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Written in 1986, this historical is different than recent books, in that the vocabulary is excellent, with words writers might not use today, such as perambulation and others, plus the history of Wellington fighting Napoleon in Brussels is quite well done. The blurb in the back has nothing to do with the actual book (my daughter read the blurb and said is this the correct book?) The main characters were very good, though the heroine maybe had too mach pride. Took the hero awhile to discover what ...more
Linda
I tried but I just couldn't get into it.
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