Miss Flibbertigibbet and the Barbarian by Stephanie Laurens EPUB & PDF – eBook Details Online
- Author: Stephanie Laurens
- Language: English
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- Genre: Victorian Historical Romance
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- Publish Date: March 16, 2023
JULY 8, 1854. NEWMARKET, CAMBRIDGESHIRE.
Whatever you have to do, get that horse!
Nicholas Cynster reread the words with which his sister
Prudence had concluded her reply to his urgent inquiry. His lips twisted
wryly. Pru had underlined the last three words several times. In his
imagination, he could hear her voice forcefully and determinedly uttering the
He was seated in solitary splendor at the breakfast table in the earlymorning quiet of the Cynster farmhouse. Currently, he was the only member
of the family in residence. Indeed, if Pru had been in England, sitting at the
table opposite him as she had for so many years, he had no doubt she would
be preparing to leave in pursuit of said horse herself. But luckily or unluckily
—at times like this, he wasn’t sure which—Pru was now married and living
in Ireland with her husband, Deaglan Fitzgerald, the Earl of Glengarah. More,
at present, she was heavily pregnant with their second child.
Nicholas and Pru’s parents had traveled to Ireland to assist in keeping Pru
and Deaglan’s firstborn, Dougal, a rambunctious toddler, entertained.
Nicholas slumped back in his chair, tossed the letter onto the table beside
his emptied plate, and with reluctant but growing resignation, contemplated
the missive that had been delivered by courier mere minutes before.
Given that his father, legendary Thoroughbred racehorse owner and
trainer Demon Cynster, would have been privy to Pru’s assessment—
Nicholas’s inquiry had been addressed to them both—he had to accept that
Pru’s directive carried his father’s imprimatur. Although Nicholas now ran
the Cynster racing stable, his father’s opinion on such a matter wasn’t
something he—or indeed, anyone in the Thoroughbred racing world—would
Several days ago, Nicholas’s groom, Young Gillies, had picked up a
rumor in a smoky corner of the local tavern to the effect that an exceptional
Thoroughbred stallion that had vanished from the Jockey Club’s records
some years ago, whereabouts unknown, had recently been sighted on the Earl
of Aisby’s estate.
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