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The Fortune Hunter

By Daisy Goodwin

For Adults

Literature & Fiction

Recommended by: Paul


The beautiful Empress Elizabeth of Austria arrives in 1870s London. An accomplished horsewoman, the Empress arranges to spend her time at the estate of Earl Spencer. Bay Middleton, one of the best riders in the country, with a history of being a ladies man, is given the job of guiding the empress in the English sport of foxhunting. Middleton however, is determined to abandon his old ways and marry Charlotte Baird, a fiercely intelligent and charming young woman who happens to be heir to the Lennox fortune. How will Middleton's relationship with the Empress endanger these plans?  

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