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Love Under Fire Barbara Cartland

Love Under Fire

Barbara Cartland

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ISBN : 9780515027686
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Elvina stood before the ships captain feeling more afraid than shed guessed she would. She watched him appraise her black hair, dyed the night before, her skin, darkened with berry juice, her skinny frame of a figure. She could see that he believedMoreElvina stood before the ships captain feeling more afraid than shed guessed she would. She watched him appraise her black hair, dyed the night before, her skin, darkened with berry juice, her skinny frame of a figure. She could see that he believed her story-- that she was an orphaned Portugese child. What is your name? he asked. Elvina? She said. What is your surname? I havent one, she lied. Everyone has a surname, he said patiently. Come child, why dont you answer my question? It is a ladys privilege, Elvina said with a toss of her head, to be unpredictable. With that Lord Wyse laughed heartily. I am ashamed to admit it, he told her frankly, but I think I shall enjoy having you aboard.