Scandalous Risks (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 5, 2011 - Fiction - 410 pages
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In the overheated 1960s in the English town of Starbridge, young Venetia Flaxton edges closer to a love affair with Neville Aysgarth, who is Dean of the Cathedral and old enough to be her father. His hidden emotional past and her moral conflict in the present lead them deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human heart and soul.


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User Review  - LudieGrace - LibraryThing

Oh, Susan Howatch, how devilishly entertaining you are. I don't know why I find the Church of England novels so oddly comforting, and indeed sometimes I'm nearly ashamed of how delightful it is to ... Read full review

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User Review  - revslick - LibraryThing

I usually like anything from the Starbridge series (Jane Austen meets George MacDonald); however Scandalous Risks felt a little too formulaic and quite dry. If you've read the others, then you know ... Read full review

Contents

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2
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158
PART THREE
296
PART FOUR
427
Authors Note
467
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About the author (2011)

Susan Howatch was born in 1940. She obtained a law degree from London University and then immigrated to the United States, where she lived for eleven years. During that time she wrote eight novels, including her international bestsellers "Penmarric" and "The Wheel of Fortune," In 1980 she returned to England, where she began to study Church history. The result was the six novels that make up the Starbridge series. In 1993 she made headlines by funding a lectureship in theology and natural science at Cambridge University.

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