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Skilled in the art of card playing, Deborah Grantham, a gambler's daughter, uses that skill as her sole means of support as mistress of her aunt's elegant and exclusive gaming club in 18th-century London. The beautiful young must find a way to restore herself and her aunt to respectability, preferably without accepting either of two repugnant offers. One is from an older, very rich and rather corpulent lord whose reputation for licentious behavior disgusts her; the other from the young, puppyish scion of a noble family whose relatives are convinced she is a fortune hunter.

Lady Mablethorpe was aghast. Her young son, Adrian wanted to get married Miss Deborah Grantham--a gambling-club wench! Thus she sent her trusted nephew, the vastly wealthy, clever, and imperturbable Max Ravenscar, speeding to the faro tables to buy the hussy off. A renowned gamester, and the first to own that he is untroubled by a romantic disposition, Ravenscar regards all eligible females with indifference, preferring horses, cockfighting or cards.

To Ravenscar's surprise, Deb turned out to be besides remarkably handsome, witty, and--he could scarcely believe it--well-bred. Nevertheless, he expected she'd be grateful far the price he offered to give up her young suitor. Arrogant Ravenscar always gets his way and comes to buy her off, an insult so scathing that it leads to a volley of passionate reprisals, escalating between them to a level of flair and fury that can only have one conclusion. As they lock horns, they become increasingly drawn to each other. Amidst all the misunderstandings and entanglements, has Ravenscar finally met his match?

18 editions First published in 1941

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Faro’s Daughter
2008, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Electronic resource in English
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Faro's daughter
2008, Sourcebooks Casablanca
in English
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Faro's Daughter
June 3, 2004, ARROW (RAND)
in English
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Faro's Daughter
June 3, 2004, ARROW (RAND)
Paperback in English
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Faro's Daughter
May 1, 2000, Yestermorrow
Hardcover in English
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Faro's daughter
1999, Arrow
in English
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Faro's Daughter
July 1995, Chivers Audio Books
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Faro's Daughter
October 1, 1992, Signet
in English
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Faro's daughter.
1992, Mandarin
in English
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Faro's Daughter
August 1, 1984, Bantam
Mass Market Paperback in English - Reprint edition
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Faros Daughter (Ulverscroft Large Print)
August 1971, Ulverscroft Large Print
Hardcover - Large Prnt edition
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Faro's Daughter
1970, Pan
Paperback
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Faro's daughter.
1967, Dutton
in English
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Faro's daughter.
1966, Heinemann
in English
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Faro's daughter.
1966, Heinemann
in English
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Faro's daughter.
1953, Pan Bks.
in English
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Faros Daughter
June 1942, DoubleDay
Hardcover
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Faro's daughter.
1941, Heinemann
in English

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