The Wicked Guardian

The Wicked Guardian The Beauty And The RogueNothing seemed unpleasant to lovely dark haired Miss Araminta Surtaine than a coach journey with her unctuous guardian Lord Robert Eddystone Still she had no choice but to a

  • Title: The Wicked Guardian
  • Author: Elsie Lee
  • ISBN: 9780722154595
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The Beauty And The RogueNothing seemed unpleasant to lovely, dark haired Miss Araminta Surtaine than a coach journey with her unctuous guardian, Lord Robert Eddystone Still, she had no choice but to accompany him Her eighteenth birthday, which would entitle her to the extraordinary Surtaine fortune, and freedom, was still two weeks away.But when Araminta realized thThe Beauty And The RogueNothing seemed unpleasant to lovely, dark haired Miss Araminta Surtaine than a coach journey with her unctuous guardian, Lord Robert Eddystone Still, she had no choice but to accompany him Her eighteenth birthday, which would entitle her to the extraordinary Surtaine fortune, and freedom, was still two weeks away.But when Araminta realized that Lord Robert planned to force her into marrying his repugnant son, she resolved to risk death to avoid the fate And so it was that she flung herself from his speeding carriage into darkness and awoke in a camp of gypsies her memory gone, her name changed, and her future as mysterious and exciting as the roguishly handsome stranger there whose true identity was as dangerous to reveal as Araminta s own.

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    1. THE WICKED GUARDIAN was my first introduction to Elsie Lee. More a light mystery than romance, Araminta Surtaine was expected to earn a bounteous inheritance when she reached the proper age; which just so happened to be in a few weeks. Her devious uncle and legal guardian, Lord Robert, had his own plans. He intended to have Araminta marry his son, a slimy individual. In turn, he would share in the monies. She was just a 'means to an end'. He drugged her; then he whisked her away to his crumbling [...]

    2. I like Elsie Lee and count some of her regencies among my favorites. This is my least favorite. I still liked the voice and the story but Giles and Araminta were apart most of the book and had convenient instalove to wrap everything up at the end. Basic story involves sly guardian and his son who want to force Araminta into marriage before she inherits her fortune free and clear. She figures it out and jumps from carriage where knock on the head gives her amnesia before being found by traveling [...]

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