Strathgallant

  • Title: Strathgallant
  • Author: Laura Black
  • ISBN: 9780446303187
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Strathgallant Stranger To The Exquisite Treachery Of LoveBeautiful headstrong Perdita Sinclair future Countess of Strathgallant was to choose a husband before inheriting her adopted grandmother s fortune Faced w
    Stranger To The Exquisite Treachery Of LoveBeautiful, headstrong Perdita Sinclair, future Countess of Strathgallant, was to choose a husband before inheriting her adopted grandmother s fortune.Faced with selecting one o her four handsome cousins, Perdita was thrown into a dizzying quandary Was it fair haired James, arrogant Henry, dashing Colin, or gentle Alex who ruleStranger To The Exquisite Treachery Of LoveBeautiful, headstrong Perdita Sinclair, future Countess of Strathgallant, was to choose a husband before inheriting her adopted grandmother s fortune.Faced with selecting one o her four handsome cousins, Perdita was thrown into a dizzying quandary Was it fair haired James, arrogant Henry, dashing Colin, or gentle Alex who ruled her heart Did they believe her to be penniless as her scheming grandmother wished or were they driven to heights of passion by cunning and greed Then a charming Frenchman named Jules arrived at Strathgallant, claiming that he was its true blood heir, and suddenly Perdita s game of love turned to war a war that was to plunge Strathgallant and its young mistress into a deadly web of deception and desire

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    About Laura Black


    1. 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, Rosalind Erskine, Megan Barker, Iver Drummond and Domini Taylor The Black books show his prowess at historical fiction, with a dash of romance, set against striking Scottish backgrounds Longrigg died on February 26th 2000, aged 70


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    1. WARNING: Jensen Ackles GIFspam. Because I can.Since this had a purty Elaine Duillo cover and was also written by a guy, I went into Strathgallant with curious optimism. Now that I'm done, I'm quite pleased to say that I enjoyed it muchly and am glad I already had a few of "her" other books on my shelves. Greedy acquisitiveness does pay off sometimes. ;)(And for those who care, the heroine has black hair, not the auburn tresses on the cover.)THE PLOT:Perdita is the adopted granddaughter of a old [...]

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    2. Very fun, goofy andmelodramatic . This is exactly the sort of stuff I like to read. Basically the novel starts out with the heroine, Perdita (adopted granddaughter of a Countess) being a bungling idiot, as she always is. She blurts out the whereabouts of a poacher, sentenced to two years in prison? I don't know, all the slang was a bit tough for me to work out. . . for stealing two salmon from the Countess' waters. And of course the police are sent out after the man much to Perdita's dismay. So [...]

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    3. So I've read that the author of this book, Roger Lingrigg (the person behind Laura Black, among countless others), would alter his writing style to suit the type of novel he was writing. I must say that he portrays a female writer very well, and quite realistically. Unfortunately, though, I found it very difficult to get into the novel. The narrative itself was very jarring and the plot moved quite slowly. Maybe it was meant to be like Wuthering Heights, but it was fell flat. It also had not eno [...]

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    4. Not my usual read,this book probably classes as historical romance,but it is dashed more than that,with dashing suitors,pernicious old dears,salty language,and a plot melded throughout,definitely a Sunday afternoon read.It did contain innuendo,violence and an attempted ravishing

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    5. Ignore the sappy Mills and Boone style cover, Laura Black (aka Roger Longrigg) is a master at hiding storylines. Very enjoyable Victorian set Nancy Drew type novel. (Trust me, its better than it sounds).

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