The dashing Marquis of Oakenshaw is asked by the Foreign Secretary to visit Siam to reassure the King who has been upset by Britain and France quarrelling over the frontiers. Wealthy, handsome and a confirmed bachelor, the Marquis asks several friends to accompany him on his yacht to stave off the boredom of the long journey, including the latest Social Beauty - the recently widowed Lady Bradwell. At the last moment, Lady Bradwell, having accepted excitedly, finds herself without a lady's maid. Her cousin Tarina, also very beautiful but extremely poor, agrees to come with her under a disguised name. How Tarina learns for the first time of the intrigues and temptations of Society but how she also lifts her eyes to the stars is told in this romance novel by Barbara Cartland.bought it last winter to go to France and even the French thought it was smart! It will suit you beautifully. ... impression that she did not look like a ladya#39;s maid and only hoped that the fact that she was supposed to be French would be the ... dearest, that the wisest thing for me to do would be to say that I am halfaFrench and halfaEnglish to anybody who is interested. ... of thought and went on, aI am the odd one out, the stranger in their midst and quite frankly I feel like a new girl at school.
|Title||:||Journey to a Star|
|Publisher||:||M-Y Books Distribution - 2013-02-14|