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READ The Landower Legacy 107 Green eyed Caroline Tressidor has the whole world at her feet But at ueen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Caroline lets slip a secret It is nearly fatal Caroline's promisin. 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READ The Landower Legacy 107 Against her shy pretty sister It also brings her the man of her dreams Paul Landowerdark mysterious trapped in his own pasta past that may include a legacy of murder. 45 stars This gothic mystery romance has everything I want in a story moors manors and murder I m not sure why this author s books haven t stood the test of time they re extremely readable full of brooding paramours and windswept moors and I was pleasantly surprised by the uality of the writing I read Holt s Mistress of Mellyn over and over as a lovelorn teenager but had never read anything else by her until now Whereas that book reads like a pulpier Rebecca I was surprised to find this book felt akin to David Copperfield a coming of age story in Victorian England where a young woman learns the world is a harder place than she realized But she s feisty and independent and strong willed a character you want pull for much than that whiny Copperfield My only complaint was that the ending was a bit rushed and while these books won t win any literary awards I ve learned this is definitely an author I enjoy reading

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READ The Landower Legacy 107 G future dissolves without her knowing why Her search for answers violates the iron rules of Victorian society It takes her to the wild moors of Cornwall and pits her. It has been many many years since I have read a Victoria Holt bookfortunately I picked this one up at a library sale I was uickly swept up into Caroline s story and really felt her emotions I very much liked her character and many others Cousin Mary and Rosie especially I think the author did a beautiful job describing the locations as well as the people A little too much on some of the descriptions but I got through it Caroline showed a lot of change and growth through the years I do wish a little time had been given to the ending however What s a few pages if you get it right


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    Victoria Holt Í 7 READ EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Landower Legacy Caroline Tressidor lets slip A Very Important Fact to her father which gets her shunted off to the countryside disinherited and forced to find her own way in the world Her trusting and girlish nature is given uite

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Landower Legacy SUMMARY The Landower Legacy It has been many many years since I have read a Victoria Holt bookfortunately I picked this one up at a library sale I was uickly swept up into Caroline's story and really felt her emotions I very much liked her character

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Landower Legacy Holt's novels generally move at a lingering but pleasant pace She spends a lot of time in exposition and rising action and minimal time on the resolution phase In this particular book the falling action and reso

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Landower Legacy SUMMARY The Landower Legacy 45 stars This gothic mystery romance has everything I want in a story moors manors and murder I'm not sure why this author's books haven't stood the test of time they're extremely readable full of brooding paramours and windswept moors and I was pleasantly surprised by the uality of the writing I read Holt's Mistress of Mellyn over and over as a lovelorn teenager but had never read anything else by her until now Whereas that book reads lik

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    Victoria Holt Í 7 READ EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Landower Legacy The second of two Victoria Holt novels I found recently at a thrift shop I liked this one much better This is ten years in the life of Caroline Tressidor who begins as a fourteen year old girl who accidentally lets out a secret For this she is

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