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The Duchess

The Duchess

Steel, Danielle, author; Emery, Gideon, 1972- narrator

Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At 18 she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out, denying her very existence. Angelique has a keen mind, remarkable beauty and an envelope of money her father pressed upon her. To survive, she will need all her resources - and one bold stroke of fortune. Unable to secure employment without references or connections, Angelique desperately makes her way to Paris, where she rescues a young woman fleeing an abusive madam - and suddenly sees a possibility: open an elegant house of pleasure that will protect its women and serve only the best clients

Playaway, Electronic resource, Audiobook. English. Historical fiction. Historical. Audiobooks.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Audiobooks, 2017
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    187019856 Historical Novel ADB Adult Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Danielle Steel
ISBN: 1510084436, 9781510084438
Note: Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Performers: Narrated by Gideon Emery.
Physical Description: 1 pre-recorded MP3 player (10 hrs.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 set of earphones + 2 AAA batteries
Publisher Number: D5437
Subject: Paris (France) History 19th century Fiction.; Great Britain History 19th century Fiction.