Mistress of My Fate

Mistress of My Fate

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Set during a period of revolution and turmoil, Mistress of My Fate is the first book in a trilogy about Henrietta Lightfoot, a young woman who was abandoned as a baby and raised alongside her cousins, noble children of a lord and lady. At just sixteen years old, circumstance and a passionate love affair tear Henrietta away from everything she knows, leading to a new life fending for herself on the streets of 18th century London as a courtesan, gambler, and spirited intellect of the city.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2013, c2011.
Edition: First Grand Central Pub. edition
ISBN: 9781455511808
Branch Call Number: FIC Ruben
Characteristics: 453 pages


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Jun 30, 2013

Written in the style of Jane Austen only much more saucy. The historical setting of London in the late 1700's is wonderful. The main character finds herself having to compromise her ideals in order to survive on the "kindness" of men! A great romp for those who want a fun read.

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