The King of the Castle
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 1st 1992
Publisher: Fawcett Books
Edition language: English
This is what I was expecting The Black Pearl to be more like: a young orphaned penniless English woman accepts a job doing [art restoration] at a castle with a dark and dangerous lord of the manor and a changeable and undisciplined child. There are horseback rides and formal dinners and quaint local...
3.5 rounded up to 4This was a good book but didn't turn out to be the nail biter that some of Holt's other stories were for me. Maybe it would have if it was the first, but now I know her style. This one was about an art restorer coming in her deceased father's place without a head's up to the Ol'...
Dallas Lawson was trained to follow in her father's footsteps restoring old paintings but when he dies she's left at a crossroads - take a position as governess, take charity from relatives or try to continue the career she's trained for in a man's world. A commission comes in for her father from th...