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The Toll-Gate - Georgette Heyer
The Toll-Gate
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Captain John Staple’s exploits in the Peninsula had earned him the sobriquet Crazy Jack among his fellow Dragoons. Now home from Waterloo, life is rather dull. But when he finds himself lost and benighted at an unmanned toll-house in the Pennines, his soldiering exploits pale away besides an... show more
Captain John Staple’s exploits in the Peninsula had earned him the sobriquet Crazy Jack among his fellow Dragoons. Now home from Waterloo, life is rather dull. But when he finds himself lost and benighted at an unmanned toll-house in the Pennines, his soldiering exploits pale away besides an adventure — and romance — of a lifetime.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099476368 (0099476363)
Publisher: Arrow
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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MostlyDelores
MostlyDelores rated it
5.0 The Toll-Gate
Umpteenth re-read. I love this book. Nell is one of Heyers older, sensible heroines, John is steady as a rock but very nosy and delighted to stumble across mysterious and sinister goings on. Heyer is in top-form here, there are a host of memorable secondary characters, and the language is simply won...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
Okay, I am an unabashed fan of Georgette Heyer. There is not a one in my Audible library that I have not re-read multiple times--including this one, a more recent addition.
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My only books were women's looks rated it
5.0 The Toll-Gate
I really loved this one. My mother, who I introduced to Heyer a few years ago, read it before me and recommended it, commenting that it was interesting to see things through a man's pov. I agree with her. I've read several Heyers told through the hero's pov, but this one was very refreshing, because...
Breadcrumb Reads
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3.0
I last read this book about 16 or 17 years ago. I couldn't recall a single thing about it, even as I read it now. It is one of Heyer's romance mysteries. I found it similar to another of her novels of this kind -- The Unknown Ajax -- perhaps because the heroes of both these stories are so alike -- b...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
3.0 The Toll-Gate
A bit of intrigue always adds to a romance.
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