The Earl's Captive

September, 1821 When her father announces that she must marry the ancient, grim faced vicar, Lucy decides upon a desperate plan Stealing his prized stallion, she escapes across the moors, only to fall into the hands of notorious horse thieves and the cheating arms of their rough but charming leader She is forced to take part in their crimes, but when she tries to deceivSeptember, 1821 When her father announces that she must marry the ancient, grim faced vicar, Lucy decides upon a desperate plan Stealing his prized stallion, she escapes across the moors, only to fall into the hands of notorious horse thieves and the cheating arms of their rough but charming leader She is forced to take part in their crimes, but when she tries to deceive Philip, son of the Earl of Darwell, Lucy meets her match Philip gives her an ultimatum go to the gallows, or help him recover the deeds of Darwell Manor and his mother s lost jewels Now, Lucy has to win back her freedom while losing her heart to handsome, aloof Philip who doesn t trust her an inch.
The Earl s Captive September When her father announces that she must marry the ancient grim faced vicar Lucy decides upon a desperate plan Stealing his prized stallion she escapes across the moors only to fall

  • Title: The Earl's Captive
  • Author: Lorna Read
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1. When Lucy Swift learns her father is planning to marry her off to an elderly man, she decides to run away. However, she hadn't got very far before falling prey to a small bunch of travelling horse thieves, who seem intent on molesting her. It seemed to Lucy that she had only escaped from one dreadful predicament, to find herself in another. The youngest member of the group, saves her from such embarrassment by declaring he wants to marry her and the wedding ceremony takes place that very same ni [...]

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