A Kiss in Rome

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Jove Books, 1992 - Fiction - 176 pages
2 Reviews
To visit Rome was a wish that lovely Alina Langley had never dreamed would come true. Yet here she was, a sheltered young country miss, impersonating an aristocratic, widowed beauty in a dangerous, perhaps even wicked, gamble to reconcile a childhood friend with an adored beau. In Rome, the girls' host was the handsome and scathing Marquis of Teverton, the Casanova of London. And he kissed her. Alina was seared by the fire of his lips, stunned by his arrogant confidence, but most of all shocked . . . to find that she loved the forbidding Marquis of Teverton!

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Review: Kiss in Rome (Camfield #110)

User Review  - Hilary - Goodreads

Predictible very fast read (30 minutes!). When the movie "Mama Mia!" was made, the diary scene had to be based on this author's "dot-dot-dot" writing. Breathless heroine is the result,no doubt, of too-tightly-laced corset... Read full review

Review: Kiss in Rome (Camfield #110)

User Review  - Detra Swem - Goodreads

This is an enjoyable quick read. Great for light reading. Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Barbara Cartland was born in Edgbaston, England on July 9, 1901, and christened as Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland. With her mother and two younger brothers, she moved to London in 1918 after her father was killed during World War I. In 1920, Cartland began writing society gossip pieces for London's Daily Express. Her first novel, Jig-Saw, was published in 1923. Barbara Cartland married Alexander McCorquodale in 1927. In 1929, the couple had a daughter, Raine, who later went on to become stepmother to the late Diana Princess of Wales. Cartland divorced McCorquodale in 1932, and in 1936 married Hugh McCorquodale, a cousin of her exhusband. Cartland has written over 600 books, mostly romance novels for women readers, and is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's top-selling author. Cartland's autobiography, I Reach for the Stars: An Autobiography, was published in 1995.

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